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Bird Scooters Looking For Several Hundred Million More Dollars to Piss Away

The Information got their hands on Bird’s presentation to current investors and the overall picture is not pretty. The e-scooter company, currently valued at $2.3 billion, is low on cash after losing ...

Bird Scooters Looking For Several Hundred Million More Dollars to Piss Away

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Bird snaps up Scoot, letting its electric scooters return to the streets of San Francisco Bird, a giant in the burgeoning electric scooter market, has bought smaller company Scoot, enabling its two-wheelers to return to the streets of San Francisco.The likes of Bird and Lime didn't endear themselves to the authorities when they flooded the city with so many scooters (without asking ...
14:39 2019-06-13

Uber, Bird loses bid for U.S. tariff relief on Chinese-made bikes, scooters The U.S. Trade Representative's Office rejected Uber Technologies Inc's request for relief from 25% tariffs imposed on Chinese-made electric bicycles, according to a May 29 letter....
22:52 2019-06-13

New Arizona anti-abortion hotline could get $7.5 million in taxpayer dollars By: Brahm Resnik PHOENIX (KPNX) – When I asked Cathi Herrod last week whether she was going to push any anti-abortion bills through the Legislature in the final days of this session, she responded: “You never know – stay tuned.” It’s time to tune in. Herrod, the archite...
00:26 2019-05-23

Bought for a few dollars, this 900-year-old chess piece could sell for $1 million A chess piece purchased for a few pounds by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen.        ...
21:00 2019-06-03

Single winning ticket sold in California to win $530 million dollars Mega Millions jackpot NBC — Someone in California is waking up a multi-millionaire after hitting the Mega Millions jackpot. A single ticket was sold matching all six numbers in Friday night’s drawing. The estimated jackpot was up to $530 million, with the new millionaire walking away with a cash option payout...
22:52 2019-06-08

Summer Games Done Quick 2019 Raised Over $3 Million Dollars In One Week, Setting A New Record Summer Games Done Quick 2019 has been a huge success and earlier this morning it was announced that the event had raised $3,003,889 for the charity Doctors Without Borders. This easily beat last year’s total of $2.1 million and is a new record for the popular SGDQ event....
21:26 2019-06-30

French thieves steal over half a million dollars worth of vintage wines from Michelin restaurant: reports Thieves in Paris made off with at least 150 bottles of wine, estimated at over half a million dollars, Monday after police say they cut a hole into the wine cellar of Michelin rated restaurant. ...
19:26 2019-07-03

Is This Abandoned Beer Or Fresh Piss? ESPN hockey analyst Greg Wyshynski was on-hand for St. Louis’s stirring 3–2 overtime win over the dreaded Bruins in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night. Afterward, Wyshynski shot the following Blair Witch-style blurry video of two completely full cups of what he described as beer, tucked...
09:13 2019-05-30

Republican Senator: Piss or Impeach As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attempts to have her non-impeachment cake and eat it too, one Republican senator had a message for his colleagues across the Capitol: hurry the heck up already!!!...
23:00 2019-05-22

Google Maps Is Going to Piss Off Cops Around the Globe With Its Latest Update Folks, I’ve got some great news if you’re a driver and some bad news if you’re a cop: Google has confirmed it’s rolling out the ability to see speed and mobile cameras, as well as speed limits, in more than 40 countries in Maps.Read more......
05:13 2019-05-30

Steve Smith Hundred Sets Up Australia Warm-Up Win Over England A target of 298 proved just beyond England, without four first-choice players including captain Eoin Morgan and fellow batsman Joe Root, as the World Cup hosts and favourites were dismissed for 285......
05:52 2019-05-26

Horsey Hundred Event Organizers Take Extra Safety Precautions GEORGETOWN, Ky. (LEX 18) – The 42nd annual Horsey Hundred will take place in Georgetown, Ky. this weekend. Nearly 3,000 cyclists from 30+ states will hit the road to bike across four Central Kentucky counties. The Horsey Hundred celebrates the unofficial start of summer. In 2015, a Lexington a...
21:00 2019-05-24

Mayor Larry Bird 'literally rooted against Larry Bird his whole career' There is a mayor in Hesperia, California named Larry Bird and he has rooted against Larry Bird — and for Magic Johnson — his entire life.        ...
15:26 2019-06-04

Rambo finds a few hundred more people to kill in the Rambo: Last Blood trailer Sylvester Stallone’s John Rambo, voice stonier than peridotite, is obsessed with death. “I’ve lived in a world of death,” he grumbles in the trailer for Rambo: Last Blood, reflecting on those who died “fast with a bullet” or with “not enough left to bury,” which is a nice way to describe exploded pe...
17:39 2019-05-30

Cricket news: 'Overwhelming support' for The Hundred, claims ECB chief executive Tom Harrison Tom Harrison, the Chief Executive of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), has claimed the organisation's new competition, The Hundred, has "overwhelming support" across the game....
13:26 2019-06-03

It’s #BuyBlackWeek. Do You Know Where Your Dollars Are Going? Money is green, but when it comes to leveraging the power of our dollars to best benefit the community, many of us feel it best to buy black whenever possible. With that in mind, The Glow Up is here to remind you that it’s once again National Buy Black Week, with the aim of getting us to align our v...
00:13 2019-06-18

Stop monkeying around with our tax dollars Big Government lobbyists and entrenched bureaucrats are predictably hysterical about a common-sense congressional push to improve transparency and accountability about wasteful taxpayer-funded monkey experiments. They’re worried that once Congress sees how the National Institutes of Health squanders...
07:13 2019-07-17

Why E-Scooters Are on the Rise, Along With Injuries It’s been less than two years since the first crop of stand-up electric scooters for rent were dumped on a city sidewalk, but they can now be found around the world. Startups including Bird, Lime, Skip and Spin allow riders to locate and unlock scooters with an app. When they reach their destination...
12:26 2019-07-20

E-scooters now seem less likely to run people off sidewalks What a difference a year makes - what was chaos in 2018 has turned orderly, as scooters now get parked in the "furniture zones," of sidewalks.       ...
18:52 2019-07-20

I Rode All the E-Scooters. Most of Them Are Awful Except Two One weekend morning towards the end of 2018, I woke up at home in Venice, CA and took a walk, only to see something entirely new: people on electric scooters. And I mean lots of people on electric scooters. Literally overnight, a new company called Bird, founded just two miles away in Santa Monica, ...
22:52 2019-06-10

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02:00 2019-06-11

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up its cloud computing business....
20:52 2019-07-09

YOUR MONEY: Retirement reform wants more of your tax dollars now Saving for retirement is such a lofty goal that the U.S. government has always been willing to give tax incentives to encourage people to do more of it....
18:52 2019-05-31

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released about its finances: they can’t stop, won’t stop losing so much freaking money....
01:26 2019-05-31

Facebook Ditches Commissions, Not Dollars Facebook is finally getting smart about public relations by making important-sounding changes to its business that do virtually nothing to affect its bottom line....
15:26 2019-05-28

Electric scooters: your complete guide Electric scooters are springing up in cities around the world, often without warning or explanation. They're a fun, convenient way to get around, but there are a few facts you should be aware of before hiring one (or taking the plunge and buying one yourself), so read on and enjoy safer scootin...
17:00 2019-06-14

Are electric scooters legal? Know the law where you live Electric scooters are a relatively new way to travel, and the law is still catching up with the technology.Wherever you live, it’s unlikely that you’ll be allowed to ride on pavements or sidewalks. Electric scooters can typically reach speeds up 25mph, which makes them dangerous on wal...
18:26 2019-06-10

New York set to legalize e-scooters and e-bikes New York lawmakers look set to legalize electric scooter and bike sharing services throughout the state. A vote on a Senate bill is likely to take place Wednesday, just before the end of the legislative session. Since Governor Andrew Cuomo seems to s......
02:26 2019-06-18

College applications can add up to thousands of dollars. Here's how to save As college costs rise, some students apply to a laundry list of schools to increase their odds of getting into one they can afford. Yet doing so can leave families with another large tab....
18:00 2019-07-17

Besieged by electric scooters, Paris lays down the law PARIS (AP) — Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after an anarchic year in which 12 startups flooded the city’s streets with their vehicles. The French capital has 12 free-floating scooter operators, more than the entire United States, according to a study released Thursday, and about ...
18:39 2019-06-06

Asian Startups Scrap Over Shared Scooters Local startups are moving to grab market share as the scooter-sharing industry comes to the Asia-Pacific region, setting up a battle with global players like U.S.-based Lime....
22:52 2019-06-01

Thousands of scooters recalled in UK due to 'loose screws' Chinese electronics company Xiaomi is recalling more than 10,000 electric scooters due to safety concerns - with more than 7,800 affected models sold in the UK....
02:13 2019-06-08

You'll soon be able to ride electric bikes and scooters throughout New York Good news for New Yorkers tired of trekking around on foot or relying on the subway: the state is about to legalize electric bikes and scooters.The new bill, which is expected to pass on June 19, would recognize three classes electric bikes: pedal-assisted models with a top speed of 20mph, throttle-...
16:52 2019-06-18

Uber upgrades its Jump scooters and bikes Uber has revealed its second-generation Jump electric scooters, which will feature bigger wheels and improved brakes. The rideshare giant showed off its new scooter at its third-annual Elevate conference, along with a new user swappable battery syste......
10:39 2019-06-13

New York City Is Getting E-Scooters, Hilarity Sure to Ensue As shared e-scooters have proliferated around the world, resulting in frequent hand-wringing and disproportionate media attention relative to the damage and inconvenience they cause, a handful of cities have remained outside the e-scooter bubble due to local laws prohibiting the little rascals (no, ...
04:26 2019-06-21

Dollars in the detail: banks pan for gold in 'data lakes' From sending special offers on restaurants to burger-loving current account holders to selling anonymised credit card records, banks are racing to monetize the huge troves of data they hold....
10:00 2019-06-21

Pennsylvania governor says state won't use tax dollars to restart refinery Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using taxpayer dollars to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
23:39 2019-07-10

Pennsylvania governor opposes tax dollars for refinery restart Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf does not support using public funds to help save the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery complex from permanent closure after a massive fire last month, the governor's spokesman said on Wednesday....
06:13 2019-07-11

Proposed law would deny ex-cons taxpayer dollars to run for office Saying it doesn’t want to see another disgraced pol like Hiram Monserrate score big bucks off taxpayers while running for office, the city’s Campaign Finance Board is backing legislation that would prohibit candidates convicted of public corruption felonies from qualifying for public matching funds....
10:39 2019-06-21

Physician Burnout Costs the U.S. Billions of Dollars Each Year Burnout, characterized by emotional exhaustion as well as feeling cynical, ineffective or unaccomplished at work, is bad for both employees and employers. For doctors and hospitals, though, the ramifications can be especially dire. Doctors in the U.S. experience symptoms of burnout at almost twice t...
11:39 2019-05-28

TCS, Wipro May Have To Sell Shares Worth Billions Of Dollars Companies must increase shares held by the public to a minimum 35% from 25% at present, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in her maiden budget...
15:13 2019-07-05

It's payback time: US seeking billions of dollars from 'El Chapo' US prosecutors have said they are seeking a court order that would require Joaquin Guzman, who is better known as El Chapo, to pay $12.7bn (£11.3bn) in forfeits, after he was jailed in February....
07:39 2019-07-06

New York State Set to Legalize Electric Scooters and Bikes New York City just got one step closer to being plagued with the piles of electric bikes and scooters that clutter the sidewalks of lesser cities. This is going to be a shitshow. Read more......
11:13 2019-06-18

E-scooters in downtown are parked correctly and incorrectly, should be near bus stops. Cities are working to reign in scooters to conform, to be ridden in bike lanes and parked in "Furnishing zones". Photo gallery of scooters in LA       ...
02:52 2019-07-20

Uber makes it easier to find bikes and scooters in its app As of today, when Uber customers in Atlanta and San Diego open their Uber app, they'll see Jump bikes and scooters, as well as Lime scooters, in the main map. According to TechCrunch, Uber plans to add bike and scooter availability to its app in more......
22:13 2019-07-01

Lisbon punishes electric scooters left on sidewalk LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Authorities in Lisbon’s old town are cracking down on what locals increasingly describe as a scourge — shared electric scooters abandoned on sidewalks. The parish council which oversees the neighborhoods around the medieval St. George’s castle and the 18th-century...
16:52 2019-07-01

E-scooters put Swedish start-up VOI on road to positive cashflow Hjelm said the sector had learnt from past mistakes, with VOI upgrading to a model with longer-range swappable batteries to eliminate transport costs and increase product life....
01:13 2019-07-09

Electric scooters rollout off to a bumpy start in Germany Germany is seeing a transportation revolution, as electric scooters win over new riders with their speed and ease. But a spike in accidents involving the new vehicles has sparked concern among police and medical experts....
14:00 2019-07-08

Usain Bolt launches his electric scooters in the UK – but you can't ride them Bolt Mobility, an electric scooter sharing company co-founded by sprinter and footballer Usain Bolt, has made its UK debut. There's only one problem: its scoooters aren't legal to ride in the country.The launch took place at Bolt's Tracks and Records restaurant in London, where guests...
14:52 2019-06-20

Electric Scooters Are Coming to New York, But You Can’t Rent One in Manhattan Tech leaders and delivery workers fought to lift the ban on electric bikes and scooters. Manhattan is off limits to the scooters because of congestion....
17:39 2019-06-19

How hacked rental e-scooters could be the future of street crime As we travel in autonomous cars or on electronic scooters, a trick involving a bit of malicious code may put our computer networks at risk, warns Annalee Newitz...
15:39 2019-05-21

Boom in electric scooters leads to more injuries, fatalities Andrew Hardy was crossing the street on an electric scooter in downtown Los Angeles when a car struck him at 50 miles per hour and flung him 15 feet in the air before he smacked his head on the pavement and fell unconscious. The 26-year-old snapped two bones in each leg, broke a thighbone, shattered...
23:52 2019-06-07

Electric scooters have arrived in Europe — and a lot of people there hate them too Drunken riders and poorly parked scooters have given rise to what Paris's mayor has called "anarchy," while Copenhagen police have arrested 28 intoxicated electric scooter riders....
13:00 2019-07-10

E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe's big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow....
18:39 2019-07-08

Mega Millions Jackpot Swells To Nearly Half A Billion Dollars (CNN) — We’ve mentioned several times that you’re probably never winning the jackpot. Turns out, we were right, at least for Friday. The winning numbers were 7, 8, 26, 65 and 67, plus the gold Mega Ball 4 — and no ticket matched all of them to walk away with the $444 million ...
20:00 2019-06-01

Big Banks Are Earning Billions of Dollars. Trump’s Tax Cuts Are a Big Reason. The five largest United States banks reported tax rates of 22 percent or less for the second quarter this year. Lower taxes helped smooth over earnings rough spots....
19:39 2019-07-17

UPDATE 1-U.S. net long dollars drop to four-month low -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position in the latest week fell to the lowest level since mid-February, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday. The value of the net long dollar position dropped to $22.596 billion in the week ended...
01:52 2019-06-22

Warriors ready new basketball stadium, fueled by tech dollars The Golden State Warriors are weeks from opening a sleek $1.5 billion sports and entertainment complex in San Francisco thanks largely to a years-long tech boom that made it financially feasible, the team's president said on Monday....
05:26 2019-07-16

U.S. net long dollars fall to lowest since mid-February -CFTC, Reuters Speculators' net long dollar position fell to their lowest level since mid-February in the latest week, according to calculations by Reuters and U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission data released on Friday....
01:52 2019-06-22

An Armored Truck Spilled Thousands of Dollars on an Atlanta Highway. What Would You Do? More than a dozen drivers pulled over to scoop up some of an estimated $175,000 that blew out of a Garda truck on Interstate 285, the authorities said. They are asking for it to be returned....
21:26 2019-07-10

Android creator accused of cheating wife out of millions of dollars Andy Rubin, a former Google executive who created the Android operating system, has been accused of cheating his wife out of millions of dollars, according to court documents unsealed on Tuesday....
20:13 2019-07-03

Electric scooters are set to be the future of urban mobility, Chinese tech CEO says Yan Li, CEO of Niu Technologies, says urban congestion makes cars a poor mode of transportation in cities and that electric scooters are a better alternative....
11:39 2019-07-10

Cuomo pumps break on bill to legalize e-bikes, scooters Gov. Andrew Cuomo pumped the breaks on a bill approved by the state Legislature that would legalize motorized scooters and bikes. “I have heard a number of concerns from safety advocates who don’t believe we should allow scooters, e-bikes on sidewalks with pedestrians,” Cuomo told reporters Friday i...
03:52 2019-06-22

Rental bikes or e-scooters: Who will win Berlin's urban mobility battle? The German capital's fame as a cyclist's paradise has attracted many rental bikes companies. And now electric scooters have joined this fast-paced business race. The fight for this new market has started....
13:00 2019-07-17

Fox News Hosts Have Reportedly Been Paid Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars at GOP Events Fox News’ most opinionated hosts are all but registered shills for the Republican Party, but a new analysis from Media Matters reveals just how much anchors including Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham are making off with through paid appearances at Republican events....
16:13 2019-05-21

Woman out thousands of dollars after hiring contractors to paint Marana home TUCSON – In April, Susan Encinas hired contractors to paint her Marana home. She had hopes of getting it spruced up and putting it on the market. “I feel like I’ve been fleeced,” Encinas said. “I feel like they’re defrauding senior citizens.” Susan Encinas’ ...
07:52 2019-06-15

Government Think Tank Proposes Electrifying Motorbikes, Scooters In 6-8 Years: Report The Indian government's leading think-tank has proposed electrifying most motorbikes and scooters within the next six to eight years to curb pollution and reduce dependency on fossil fuels....
01:01 2019-05-24

CORRECTED-(OFFICIAL)-E-scooters put Swedish start-up on road to positive cashflow Growing numbers of young people whizzing around Europe's big cities on electric scooters may represent a nightmare for some pedestrians and motorists, but for Swedish sharing start-up VOI they offer a path to positive cashflow....
20:52 2019-07-08

With Jaguars In Pools, Naked Men On Scooters, Europe Faces Summer Heat An early summer heat wave across Europe is breaking monthly - and in some cities - all-time records, as the continent oven-bakes under dangerous temperatures soaring above 100 Fahrenheit, driven by......
14:52 2019-06-28

Air Force aircraft have hit birds more than 100,000 times since 1995, and it's cost the service nearly a billion dollars US Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Chelsea E. Barber Since 1995, the Air Force has recorded more than 105,000 bird strikes that have caused more than $800 million in damage. Canadian geese are the biggest and most costly culprit, causing $93.8 million in damage between 1995 and 2016. Visit INSIDER's homepage ...
10:00 2019-05-24

Air Force base needs help recovering at least 72 stolen ‘ride dollars’ in Texas At least 72 “ride dollars” have gone missing from Sheppard Air Force Base and they are looking to the public to help return these treasured keepsakes.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

Uber unveils brand new Jump electric scooters and swappable batteries for bikes Uber launched its Jump scooter rental service in October, with Xiaomi delivering the actual scooters that are one tap away if available in your city. But Uber has partnered with a different company for a second version of the Jump scooter, which will be available this month in various US markets. D...
11:26 2019-06-13

Judge rejects House suit to block transfer of billions of dollars for Trump border wall The court said one chamber of Congress cannot sue the Trump administration over spending on the border after the government shutdown and the president’s emergency declaration....
08:39 2019-06-04

A Bird Done a Shit Look, I’m not above laughing at crude and rude comedy. I’ve been known to enjoy, on occasion, what you might call “toilet humor.” I laughed at this, and if you’ve got a soul in your body, you will too....
00:52 2019-06-14

Storm's Sue Bird needs surgery, will be out indefinitely ​​​​​​​Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird needs arthroscopic surgery on her left knee and will be out indefinitely, another big blow for the defending WNBA champs....
12:52 2019-05-22

Putting a bird feeder in your garden really does help wildlife A long term study in the UK suggests that in urban areas, populations of birds that use bird feeders have increased while those of other species remain unchanged...
18:00 2019-05-21

5 years later, Flappy Bird is still the best mobile game Flappy Bird is back thanks to Flappy Royale, which is available to play for free online right now. Somehow this is still the best mobile gaming has.Read More...
12:39 2019-07-16

Early bird Oosthuizen gets eagle at U.S. Open Mild-mannered Louis Oosthuizen is not prone to getting too excited on the golf course, but he made an exception for an early eagle at the U.S. Open on Thursday....
07:00 2019-06-14

The Best Birding Apps to ID and Track Your Bird Sightings iOS and Android: Bird watching sounds like the perfect opportunity to put down your phone and experience nature, but phone apps can be a big help in identifying birds and recording your sightings. The blog BirdWatchingBuzz has named the five best birding apps and written extensive reviews with scree...
18:00 2019-06-14

Bird's purchase of Scoot lets it back into San Francisco You knew it was just a matter of time before there was further consolidation in the e-scooter world. Bird is acquiring Scoot in a move that both describe as a matter of "scale" -- that is, it'll help them take on heavyweight rivals like Lime. Scoot w......
10:39 2019-06-13

This South American potoo bird can camouflage itself as a branch This photo shows nature's best camouflage trick as the common potoo bird, snapped in Colombia's Utría National Park, stays still so long it becomes invisible...
03:39 2019-06-28

Bern FE eight-car pile-up an "accident waiting to happen" - Bird Envision Virgin Racing's Sam Bird says that the opening-lap eight-car pile-up at the first corner of ABB FIA Formula E's Swiss E-Prix was an "accident waiting to happen"...
10:52 2019-06-23

Man caught at JFK smuggling finches for bird-singing competitions A Connecticut man tried smuggling nearly three dozen live finches from Guyana through JFK Airport so he could sell them for use in high-stakes Big Apple bird-singing competitions, federal officials said....
13:39 2019-06-18

Bird is adding a shareable electric motorcycle to its fleet Bird, the company that rents out electric razor scooters, is adding an electric motorcycle to its fleet of micro-mobility vehicles. The Bird Cruiser is described as a "seated electric vehicle," which can carry up to two adults at a time. You'll get a......
18:13 2019-06-04

Bird Launching E-Bike Type Deal This Summer Bird, the mobility company known for its shared electric scooters, announced it will roll out a new “seated electric vehicle” this summer. The thing’s a little hard to categorize, but it’s somewhere along the e-bike/seated scooter spectrum. The Verge reports it will have a maximum range of about 50 ...
18:13 2019-06-04

This massive bird may have lived alongside early humans That’s one hell of a drumstick! A very big bird, weighing about a half-ton and standing nearly 12 feet tall — the first of its size ever discovered in the northern hemisphere — may have lived alongside early humans, who feasted on it nearly 2 million years ago, according to a new s...
02:13 2019-06-28

Bird saves German motorist from speeding fine Help came from above for one German motorist whose car was snapped by a speed camera in the western German town of Viersen. Police decided not to impose a fine because the driver's face was obscured by a passing bird....
00:01 2019-05-28

‘Exotic’ bird was really just seagull covered in curry powder An exotic-looking bright orange bird baffled staff at a UK animal rescue center — until they realized it was a regular seagull covered in curry powder. The Tiggywinkles Wildlife Hospital said last week it had “no idea what to expect” when the call came through saying someone had fo...
21:39 2019-07-08

New study takes a bird’s-eye view of the Nasca Lines Enlarge (credit: Masaki Eda) At first glance, one of the most famous figures of Peru's Nasca Lines looks like a fairly generic hummingbird. But the details of the drawing—and those of several other ancient drawings, paintings, and sculptures of animals and plants around the world—reveal a lot of i...
06:26 2019-06-21

Bronze Age Bird Beak Burials Found In Russia The bizarre find of a skeleton with what seems to have been a collar or armor constructed from birds beaks has Russian archaeologists scratching their heads as to the function and meaning of the attire. ...
06:52 2019-05-30

New study deciphers the success of alien bird species Thanks to a new study, researchers are beginning to understand what makes alien species and why some places are more susceptible to invaders than others....
04:52 2019-06-21

Overflowing Great Lakes threaten bird species Trouble is brewing for the piping plover, already one of the Great Lakes region’s most endangered bird species, as water levels surge during a rain-soaked spring that has flooded large areas of the Midwest. (June 17)        ...
09:39 2019-06-17

Sue Bird Has A Knee Injury And The Storm Look Totally Screwed The defending champion Seattle Storm are going to have an awful hard time repeating in 2019. Not only is reigning MVP Breanna Stewart going to miss this year after tearing her Achilles, but now, veteran leader Sue Bird will be out for most, if not all, of this upcoming season, as the team announced ...
23:39 2019-05-21

There’s A Flappy Bird Battle Royale Game Now, And It’s Good Flappy Royale, released today in beta on mobile and PC by game designers Orta Therox, Em Lazer-Walker, and Zach Gage, seems like a lot of things: clever, opportunistic, a joke. But it’s also fun....
02:26 2019-06-28

Bird strike may have triggered software issue in second 737 Max crash Investigators might know what triggered the software panic aboard an Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max before its fatal crash, and it could be something Boeing considered months earlier. Unnamed officials talking to the Wall Street Journal claim that US av......
00:39 2019-05-22

Pizza Hut resuscitates ’80s logo in grab for sweet, sweet nostalgia dollars Keeping things fresh in the food industry is no easy task, even for a relatively new establishment. For Pizza Hut, which has been slinging affordable, cheese-heavy pies for over 60 years now, there’s a delicate balance to strike between changing things up enough to stay relevant and making sure to n...
03:26 2019-06-22

Boeing dismissed chance of 'bird strike' that may have caused second 737 Max crash US investigators believe bird collision may have triggered crashEthiopian Airlines crash occurred months after Lion Air disasterBoeing officials, shortly after the first fatal crash of its 737 Max jet, played down the likelihood that a bird strike could impair the plane’s sensor equipment. Now inves...
18:13 2019-05-21

Airbus mimics nature with 'Bird of Prey' concept plane Airbus on Friday unveiled a concept aircraft with splayed wingtips and a fanned tail inspired by the feathers of an eagle as it experiments with “biomimicry” technology that could eventually lead to quieter landings and less pollution....
23:26 2019-07-19

Murder Mystery breaks Bird Box's Netflix viewing record Adam Sandler comedy was watched by 31m accounts in its opening weekend, according to streaming giant’s own figuresAdam Sandler’s latest film in his eight-movie deal with Netflix has broken the streaming giant’s record for opening weekend views.Murder Mystery is a Europe-set comedy in which Sandler s...
17:13 2019-06-19

Unique Bird With Bizarrely Long Toe Found Fossilized in Amber Meet the ancient bird that had toes longer than its lower legs. Researchers have discovered a bird foot from 99 million years ago preserved in amber that had a hyper-elongated third toe. ...
22:39 2019-07-12

Follow the Bird Lady! Cinderella costume parade – in pictures Christopher Wheeldon is bringing his in-the-round Cinderella ballet to the Royal Albert Hall in London, complete with 370 costumes. We went behind the scenes for English National Ballet’s final preparations Continue reading......
16:01 2019-05-25

Fossil of 'super bird,' three times larger than ostrich, discovered Researchers have recently discovered the fossils of one of the largest birds that ever lived, estimating it weighed nearly 1,000 pounds and stood more than 10 feet tall....
20:01 2019-06-27

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
03:52 2019-06-12

Flightless bird three times the size of an ostrich used to roam Europe A huge flightless bird called Pachystruthio dmanisensis lived in eastern Europe 1.8 million years ago, just when hominins first entered the continent from Africa...
19:26 2019-06-27

Fossil of 99m-year-old bird with unusually long toes found Ancient bird’s foot is so distinctive palaeontologists declare it a new speciesThe fossilised remains of a bizarre, ancient, bird that had middle toes longer than its lower legs have been found in a lump of amber from Myanmar.The elongated toe resembles those seen on lemurs and tree-climbing lizards...
17:26 2019-07-11

| Bird hits consecutive centuries as SA U19s fall short Jonathan Bird continued his form with a second century of the series as the SA under-19s were defeated in the penultimate Youth ODI against Pakistan....
19:39 2019-07-05

Mysterious Orange Bird Just a Regular Gull Covered in Curry or Something In an incident that an animal welfare organization in Britain described as the “strangest casualty circumstances” it’s seen in some time, a bizarre-looking orange bird that was brought to its hospital for treatment turned out to be herring gull that had somehow wound up covered in either curry or tu...
17:13 2019-07-08

Baby bird takes its own Uber to Utah wildlife rescue OGDEN, Utah — A local wildlife rescue is giving a good Samaritan five stars for his creative approach to saving an abandoned baby bird. Staff were surprised, to say the least, when a tiny, dehydrated bird arrived at the Wildlife Rehabilitation Center of Northern Utah last weekend — unaccompanied and...
06:13 2019-07-11

Sue Bird says she plans to attend Women's World Cup final Sue Bird says the reaction has been mostly positive to her article on The Players' Tribune regarding her girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and the United States' performance at the Women's World Cup       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Scientists edit chicken genes to make them resistant to bird flu Scientists in Britain have used gene-editing techniques to stop bird flu spreading in chicken cells grown in a lab - a key step towards making genetically-altered chickens that could halt a human flu pandemic....
23:52 2019-06-03

Seattle's Sue Bird undergoes surgery on left knee Seattle Storm guard Sue Bird undergoes arthroscopic surgery on her left knee; no word on whether she can return this season        ...
19:26 2019-05-30

Bird Announces Electric Moped That Can Injure Two Riders at the Same Time Bird is about to launch a new way to get seriously injured. It is similar to the current means the company provides for riders to get seriously injured, except with the new vehicle, riders can get seriously injured with their friends. Read more......
23:26 2019-06-04

THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL) This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your co...
03:52 2019-07-08

First Giant Bird Found In Europe Lived Alongside Early Humans Experts in Crimea have found a fossil of a gigantic bird, that lived some 1.6 to 1.8 million years ago. The find demonstrates that giant birds once made their home in Europe and reveals for the first time that they lived north of the equator. ...
08:13 2019-06-28

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. A Largo, Fla. resident, who identified herself as Karen Mason online, shared the photo to her Facebook page on Monday. The image...
21:52 2019-06-28

Bird adds new vehicle to its fleet: a two-seater electric bicycle with an LCD screen. Bird, which operates in more than 100 cities around the globe, plans to add a seated electric vehicle that can accommodate up to two adults to its fleet....
01:13 2019-06-05

Video: How high-flying Bird's 2018/19 FE title charge fell apart For the first time in the history of ABB FIA Formula E, Envision Virgin Racing driver Sam Bird heads to a season finale without a chance to win a title...
17:39 2019-07-11

Heartbreaking Pics Show Bird Feeding Cigarette To Baby Chick A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt. The heartbreaking scene was clicked by Largo resident Karen Mason, who shared the pictures on Facebook....
16:26 2019-06-28

Bird seen feeding cigarette to chick is a wake-up call: ‘People just don’t care’ When Karen Mason went to St. Pete Beach in Florida last week, she had planned to spend a quiet evening protecting nesting birds on the shore, something she does two or three times a week during nesting season. But what started off as a typical visit turned into a wake-up call. The avid photographer ...
05:39 2019-06-29

I hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird. And if some Democrats go down, so be it | Jill Filipovic Holding people accountable for abusing girls should be nonpartisan. Sadly, in the Trump era of lowered expectations, we can’t count on thatI hope Jeffrey Epstein sings like a bird.The wealthy and well-connected financier and registered sex offender was arrested this week in New York on accusations o...
23:00 2019-07-09

Boeing shares rise after report that a bird strike may have caused 737 Max crash Boeing shares rose Tuesday after a Wall Street Journal report said aviation officials believe a bird strike may have caused the crash of a 737 Max in Ethiopia in March....
14:52 2019-05-21

Woman claims to find dead, petrified bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman preparing dinner for her family last week was shocked when she allegedly opened a can of veggies only to find a dead and petrified bird at the bottom of the can. Cherie Lyons says she was making dinner in her Franklin County home on June 12 when she opened a can of......
03:52 2019-06-21

Scientists discovered a massive 11-foot bird that would have weighed as much as a polar bear Roadwork broke open a cave on the Crimean Peninsula in 2018 which allowed scientists to discover the bone of a giant, flightless bird. The femur (or thighbone) was an unusual bone to find in Europe. "We don't have enough data yet to say whether it was most closely related to ostriches or to other bi...
06:13 2019-06-28

IAF Praises Quick-Thinking Pilot Who Jettisoned Fuel Tanks After Bird Hit The Indian Air Force (IAF) praised the pilot of a Jaguar aircraft that had a narrow escape in Ambala on Thursday for his prompt action that not only saved the fighter jet from damage but also the......
12:52 2019-06-29

Air Force Thunderjet hits bird, drops three dummy bombs over Florida An A-10C Thunderbolt II jet was struck by a bird and dropped three dummy bombs used for training over northern Florida, the plane's home base in central Georgia said late Monday....
20:00 2019-07-02

A ‘Beech Bonanza’ Boosted the Population of This Critically Endangered New Zealand Bird A rare New Zealand bird once thought to be extinct is having its most successful breeding season in years. The kākāriki karaka, also known as the orange-fronted parakeet, is having an “epic” breeding season due to a “beech seed bonanza,” Conservation Minister Eugeni...
07:52 2019-07-19

World Migratory Bird Day highlights deadly risks of plastic pollution Saturday marks World Migratory Bird Day which, this year, is raising awareness about the serious threats that plastic pollution poses to bird life, with a call for urgent measures to end the problem. ...
14:52 2019-05-21

A secretive marsh bird faces existential threat from rising seas Louisiana wetlands are eroding faster than almost anywhere in the world – and endangering the wildlife that call them homeBiologists crouched in the mud squint past their headlamps at the secretive marsh bird.They have tramped through tall cordgrass for two hours, trying to stir the creature up by s...
10:52 2019-05-30

Novartis CEO plans gene therapy price 'far lower' than $4 million to $5 million range Novartis AG's top executive said on Wednesday it expects to price its gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy “far lower” than the $4 million to $5 million figure the Swiss drugmaker has said it could be worth....
06:00 2019-05-23

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars hits $275 million in revenue, 100 million installs in 6 months Brawl Stars has brought in $275 million in revenue and seen 100 million installs since its December 12 launch, mobile research firm Sensor Tower says.Read More...
22:26 2019-06-14

CBOE Holdings Reports July 2012 Trading Volume Of 87.2 Million Contracts; 4.15 Million ADV CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) today reported that July 2012 trading volume for options on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM), combined, totaled 87.20 million contracts. ...
06:39 2019-05-22

Small bird seen swooping over N.S. forest helps naturalists bring halt to logging The province's minister of lands and forestry announced today that he's ordering an investigation into a proposed harvest in about 80 scenic hectares of mixed forest between two lakes in Annapolis County....
17:39 2019-06-15

Sue Bird’s injury lets her attend World Cup final, see Megan Rapinoe, USWNT Sue Bird has missed the entire WNBA season thus far due to knee surgery. The good thing about it is that she can get to Lyon, France for the Women’s World Cup final to watch her girlfriend, Megan Rapinoe, and the US Women’s National Team. The relationship has come into the spotlight sinc...
17:00 2019-07-05

Woman Suffers Injuries After Bird "Dive-Bombed" Her, Sues Disney World A woman is suing Walt Disney World Resort after she says she was "dive-bombed" by a bird, sustaining severe head and neck injuries, according to her lawyer and the lawsuit....
04:00 2019-05-30

Chick flick: cockatoo gives anti-nesting spikes the bird in viral video Footage shows Australian parrot breaching building’s defences with delightFootage capturing a rebellious sulphur-crested cockatoo’s triumph over bird guard spikes has gone viral on Facebook. Continue reading......
06:01 2019-07-05

Solo Uber ride for orphaned baby bird to Utah rehab center An orphaned baby bird traveled to a wildlife rehabilitation center — all by itself — after a group of drunk friends who encountered it ordered the animal an Uber, as they were unfit to drive....
20:13 2019-07-07

Disney guest suffered traumatic brain injury after bird attack: suit A Florida woman is suing the Most Magical Place On Earth, claiming it knew that seasonal nesting birds were a threat to Disney resort guests but refused to do anything about them — which led to her being attacked and injured. “If there’s a company that’s well-versed in safety, it should be Dis...
16:01 2019-05-29

A bright orange bird was rescued from the highway. Turns out it was just a seagull covered in curry A bright orange bird was rescued in England. Vets soon discovered the 'exotic' bird was just a seagull covered in curry or turmeric.        ...
18:13 2019-07-08

Mother Bird Stops Moving Tractor To Protect Eggs. Touching Video Is Viral A touching video clip, which shows a small bird stepping in front of a tractor to stop it from moving towards her eggs, has gone viral on social media....
10:52 2019-07-12

Sandra Bullock reveals she made 'Bird Box' for her kids during MTV Movie & TV Awards acceptance speech When Netflix released "Bird Box" — starring Sandra Bullock — in December, the horror movie set a new record for the streaming giant, becoming the most-watched film within the first seven days of its release. Now, the 54-year-old actress is revealing the sweet reason why she signed on to do the flick...
05:26 2019-06-18

A Bird Strike Caused an Air Force Plane to Accidentally Drop Three Training Bombs on Florida According to the FAA, over 14,000 bird strikes happen every year at US airports. Most of the time they’re inconsequential, occasionally they can cause a lot of damage, but things could have been especially catastrophic on Monday when a bird strike caused an A-10C Thunderbolt II to accidentally relea...
22:13 2019-07-04

Bird in Florida spotted feeding baby chick cigarette butt: 'Absolutely disheartening' A mother bird at a beach in Florida was spotted feeding her baby chick a cigarette butt, prompting one woman to remind beachgoers this summer to clean up after themselves. ...
21:52 2019-06-27

Jason Schwartzman, Ben Whishaw, and Andrew Bird join Chris Rock in season 4 of Fargo Its been nearly a year since FX confirmed that a fourth season of Noah Hawley’s Fargo would be happening with Chris Rock in the lead, and now the network has finally released a larger cast list that has some other big names (both in terms of famous people and the very good names of their characters)...
20:39 2019-07-18

Judge Cuts $55 Million From $80 Million Roundup Verdict A federal judge cut down by $55 million a verdict tying Bayer’s Roundup weedkiller to cancer, as the company continues to battle thousands of similar claims throughout the U.S....
00:39 2019-07-16

Sue Bird's knee surgery means she can attend World Cup final in support of Megan Rapinoe Sue Bird says reaction is mostly positive to her article on Players' Tribune website about girlfriend Megan Rapinoe and US play at World Cup.       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Bizarre, exotic orange bird discovered on England highway turns out to be seagull soaked in curry If you spotted a bright orange bird chilling on the side of the road you’d probably do a double-take and then check your coffee to make sure it’s not laced with a hallucinogenic substance. Drivers in England recently spotted just such a bird, and after some brave rescuers approached, gra...
01:39 2019-07-09

CBOE Holdings Reports September 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume: 92.9 Million Total Contracts; 4.9 Million Contracts ADV CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that September 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange SM (CFE...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 28 PERCENT WITH ADV OF 4.85 MILLION CONTRACTS; NOVEMBER'S4.56-MILLION-CONTRACT ADV MIRRORS RECORD NOVEMBER 2007 Chicago, December 1, 2008- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that through November, trading reached an all-time record of 1.121 billion contracts with an average daily volume (ADV) of 4.85 million contracts. This was 28 percent higher than the same 11-month period in 2007. Year-to...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE Holdings Reports August 2012 Consolidated Trading Volume Of Over 91 Million Contracts; ADV Of Nearly 4 Million Contracts CHICAGO, Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) reported today that August 2012 consolidated trading volume for options contracts on the Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) and C2 Options ExchangeSM (C2SM) and futures contracts on CBOE Futures Exchange (CFE®...
06:39 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS MOST ACTIVE MONTHEVER: AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME OF 6.1 MILLION CONTRACTS ON 127.2 MILLION SEPTEMBER VOLUME CHICAGO, October 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that September was its most active month ever as 127.2 million contracts changed hands, with an average daily volume (ADV) of 6.1 million contracts. CBOE's September volume edged out the previous monthly record set ...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN MAY RISES 16%; 4.1 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 85.6 Million During May; Trading In Equity Options Gains 12% Over Year Ago CHICAGO, June 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in May totaled 4,076,999 contracts per day, up 16 percent when compared to 3,528,081 contracts per day during May 2007.Total exchange volume during May rose ten percent to 85,616,975 c...
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE RECORDS BUSIEST MONTH EVER - 126.2 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME - 5.7 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that July was its most active month ever as a total of 126.2 million contracts traded, with an average daily trading volume of 5.7 million contracts. July's volume beat the previous monthly record set in January 2008...
13:26 2019-05-22

Big Bird, Elmo and more 'Sesame Street' muppets were D.C. tourists this weekend It's road trip season and your favorite "Sesame Street" characters are checking out some of the best tourist spots around the country.        ...
18:26 2019-06-10

'Game of Thrones' finale sets records with 13.6 million TV viewers, 19.3 million overall The series finale of 'Game of Thrones' Sunday is HBO's most-watched single telecast, surpassing a 'Sopranos' episode from 2002.        ...
15:52 2019-05-21

'She came right over to me': Pet bird missing for more than a year is back home Cindy Dudak is stunned and overjoyed to be reunited with her beloved conure parrot, Missy, who somehow survived Rochester's four seasons.        ...
21:00 2019-06-17

'It was the yellow beak that gave it away': Pennsylvania woman finds dead bird in canned spinach A Pennsylvania woman said she discovered a surprise at the bottom of her canned spinach. Del Monte says it's investigating.        ...
21:39 2019-06-19

CBOE JANUARY VOLUME OF 83.5 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY -- UP 26% OVER DECEMBER Chicago, February 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 83,544,370 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in January. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up 26 percent from December 2008. Average daily trading volume (ADV) for the month was down 21 percent...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE SINGLE-DAY VOLUME TOPS 50 MILLION SHARES FOR THE FIRST TIME ON AUGUST 1; July Trading of 350 Million Shares was New All-Time High NEW YORK and CHICAGO, August 4, 2008 - CBSX, the CBOE Stock Exchange, LLC, a subsidiary of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE), announced that single-day trading volume of 50,205,700 shares on Friday, August 1, 2008 marked the first time CBSX has surpassed 50 million shares traded. ......
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN APRIL ROSE 15%; 3.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume Of 86.3 Million During April; Trading In Equity Options Gains 22% Over Year-Ago CHICAGO, May 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in April was 3,924,060 contracts traded per day, up 15% when compared to the 3,421,694 contracts per day during April 2007.Total exchange volume during April rose 26% to 86,329,324 contracts, u...
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE AUGUST VOLUME TOTALS 88.5 MILLION CONTRACTS; YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME UP 25% TO 772 MILLION CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that trading volume during August totaled 88.5 million contracts. Daily trading volume averaged 4.2 million contracts during the month, down eight percent against August 2007, the best August ever for CBOE. With 77...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE SURPASSES ONE-BILLION-CONTRACT VOLUME YEAR TO DATE AND POSTS ALL-TIME RECORD MONTHLY VOLUME IN OCTOBER; DURING OCTOBER, 134.2 MILLION CONTRACTS TRADED WITH ADV 5.8 MILLION CONTRACTS Chicago, November 3, 2008 - Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that year-to-date volume surpassed one billion contracts for the first time in the Exchange's history as 1.034 billion contracts changed hands through October (average daily volume of 4.9 million contracts). In addition...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE FEBRUARY VOLUME OF 80.7 MILLION CONTRACTS AVERAGES 4.2 MILLION CONTRACTS PER DAY--UP 8% OVER FEBRUARY 2008 Chicago, March 2, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported that 80,670,249 contracts changed hands at the Exchange in February. Daily volume averaged 4.2 million contracts, up eight percent from February 2008 and two percent from January 2009. Equity options volume at CBOE tot...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME CLIMBS 23% IN MARCH; Average Daily Volume Of 4.6 Million, Total Volume Of 92.9 Million Contracts; Trading In Options On Exchange Traded Funds Grows By 42% CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that average daily volume in March was 4,647,680 contracts traded per day, up 23% when compared to the 3,771,082 contracts per day during March 2007.Total exchange volume during March rose 12% to 92,953,594 contracts,...
14:13 2019-05-22

CBOE REPORTS RECORD REVENUES AND EARNINGS IN THE THIRD QUARTER OF 2008; Eleventh Consecutive Quarter of Double-Digit Revenues and Earnings Growth, Revenues of $120.1 Million Up 24%, Earnings of $60.7 Million Gain 48% Chicago, October 21, 2008- The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today reported record revenues and pre-tax earnings for the three-month period ending September 30, 2008, with unaudited totals of $120.1 million and $60.7 million, respectively.The third quarter of 2008 was the eleventh consecutiv...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE VOLUME TOTALS 105.2 MILLION CONTRACTS IN APRIL: Marks Most Active April Ever at CBOE, Average Daily Volume of 5 Million Contracts Was Up 28% From Year Ago Chicago, May 1, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily volume (ADV) in April was 5,008,128 contracts, up 28 percent when compared to April 2008 ADV of 3,924,060 contracts and one percent ahead of the March 2009 ADV of 4,949,489 contracts. Total exchange v...
13:26 2019-05-22

CBOE'S AVERAGE DAILY VOLUME IN JUNE RISES 39%; 4.9 Million Contracts Per Day, Total Volume - 103.3 Million Contracts During June; Trading In Equity Options Gains 45%, ETF Options 61% Over June 2007 CHICAGO, July 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today announced that average daily trading volume in June totaled 4.9 million contracts per day, up 39 percent when compared to more than 3.5 million contracts per day during June 2007.Total exchange volume during June rose 39 percent...
10:26 2019-05-22

Here’s What a $52 Million Ticket to the ISS Will Get You A tourist's jaunt to the ISS is the most expensive camping trip possible, complete with sleeping bag and dehydrated food. But the views are out of this world....
03:00 2019-06-12

FCA to invest $788 million for new 500 EV production FCA installed the first robot for production of the future 500 electric vehicle assembly line at its historic plant in Turin, Italy, which will produce 80,000 units a year....
14:39 2019-07-11

More than 1 million people are diagnosed with an STI every day Each year, there are more than 376 million new cases of the four most common infections -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis -- meaning that more than 1 million people are diagnosed every day....
18:52 2019-06-07

You can own a private island just outside NYC for $13 million A private island just 30 minutes from Manhattan has hit the market for $13 million. Columbia Island is located just off of New Rochelle in Westchester, surrounded by the waters of the Long Island Sound. It’s just a short boat ride from The Bronx’s City Island and 30 minutes from Midtown ...
20:26 2019-06-11

One Million Butts And Counting A retired Auburn, California woman spends her days giving back to her community by cleaning up hundreds of thousands of discarded cigarette butts around town. Sally Dawly is the first to admit that she’s the butt of many jokes in the community, but she doesn’t mind. In fact, she consider...
04:00 2019-07-09

One million people are diagnosed with an STI every day, according to WHO Hearing that you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted infection is obviously not great news, but it’s a reality for up to a million people every single day. A new report from the World Health Organization emphasizes the insanely high rate of new STI diagnoses while urging sexually active...
07:39 2019-06-07

A Million New STIs Are Contracted Every Day, the WHO Says The U.S. has in recent years battled soaring numbers of sexually transmitted infections (STIs). And new data from the World Health Organization (WHO) say that problem is a global one: Worldwide, about a million new curable STIs are contracted every day. In 2016, there were an estimated 376.4 million...
17:26 2019-06-07

NBA sets salary cap at just over $109 million NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA set the salary cap for the 2019-20 season at $109.14 million, a raise of just over $7 million from last season. The tax level will be $132,627,000 and the minimum salary, which is 90 percent of the cap, is $98,226,000. All of those figures are virtually identical to what the ...
05:39 2019-06-30

U.S. Job Openings Slipped in May to 7.3 Million The number of unfilled jobs in the U.S. fell slightly in May, but remained near record levels, suggesting demand for workers was strong even during a month when hiring slowed sharply....
18:52 2019-07-09

UN: 115 million men and boys were married as children New research by the United Nations’ children’s arm estimates 115 million men and boys around the world were married as children, and 23 million of them wed before age 15...
23:01 2019-06-07

Tom Steyer has already spent $1 million on ads one day into 2020 bid Tom Steyer spent about $1 million on political ads in the first four primary and caucus states on Tuesday – the same day he launched his bid for the 2020 Democratic nomination, according to a report. The California billionaire, who’s been waging a national campaign to impeach President T...
20:39 2019-07-09

Ripple to Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram Ripple, a startup behind the XRP cryptocurrency, agreed to invest up to $50 million in MoneyGram International in a deal that stands to rank among the first crypto-based company investments in a major U.S. publicly listed firm....
01:26 2019-06-18

US CEO donates $188 million to study ethics and AI LONDON (AP) — An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies. The donation from Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the private equity firm Blackstone, w...
13:26 2019-06-19

J.J. Abrams Said to Be Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia WarnerMedia will get a first look at projects developed by the media company run by Mr. Abrams and his wife, which made hits like “Star Trek Beyond.”...
02:00 2019-06-18

J.J. Abrams Said to Near $500 Million Deal With WarnerMedia J.J. Abrams' Bad Robot production company is reportedly nearing an overall deal with WarnerMedia, that could be worth over $500 million, and would cover both film and TV....
10:52 2019-06-18

Beyond the Grave, the N.R.A.’s $56 Million Donor Lives On The National Rifle Association’s benefactors have been veiled in secrecy, but more than 1,000 emerged after a records review. One loomed above the rest....
23:39 2019-07-16

Pagenaud earns $2.67 million from Indianapolis 500 win INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Simon Pagenaud earned $2.67 million with his first Indianapolis 500 victory. The pole winner led 116 of the 200 laps on Sunday and became the first French driver to win IndyCar’s biggest race since 1920. Pagenaud is the second straight Team Penske driver to win both May rac...
03:00 2019-05-28

Ric Flair: It’s a $1.8 million ‘miracle’ I am still alive Ric Flair is alive and well and still cutting promos. The energized WWE Hall of Famer used a 3:44 minute video – in full character — on his Twitter account on Thursday night to deliver his first words since getting out the hospital on May 22 after undergoing a surgical procedure, related to re...
10:52 2019-05-31

Baltimore’s bill for ransomware: Over $18 million, so far Enlarge / Baltimore City Hall, where the ransomware battle continues. (credit: Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) BALTIMORE—It has been a month since the City of Baltimore's networks were brought to a standstill by ransomware. On Tuesday, Mayor Bernard "Jack" Young and his cabinet briefed press on the ...
22:00 2019-06-05

Newcastle set for £350 million takeover - reports "Abu Dhabi billionaire Sheikh Khaled bin Zayed Al Nehayan says he has agreed terms with Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley to buy the Premier League club, the Newcastle Chronicle reported on Monday."...
21:13 2019-05-27

SAS says 6-day pilot strike cost it $68 million Scandinavian Airlines says that a six-day pilot strike that led to the cancellation of 4,000 flights and affected more than 370,000 passengers, cost 650 million kronor ($68 million)...
11:00 2019-05-28

Watchdog says FBI has access to about 640 million photographs A government watchdog says the FBI has access to about 640 million photographs — including from driver’s licenses, passports and mugshots — that can be searched using facial recognition technology....
18:00 2019-06-05

KPMG to Pay as Much as $50 Million to Settle SEC Probe KPMG is preparing to pay as much as $50 million to settle civil claims related to the conduct of former partners who learned which of their audits would be subject to surprise regulatory examinations....
04:26 2019-06-14

Joe Biden Says His Campaign Has Raised Nearly $20 Million Mr. Biden revealed his campaign’s finances at a fund-raiser in New York on Monday night. It’s more than any other candidate raised in the first quarter of the year....
07:01 2019-06-18

The Ford GT MkII Goes Out With a $1.2 Million Bang Each night as I wander the city streets alone, consumed with thoughts of my own mortality and the wasted time I’ll never get back, I attempt to distract myself by pondering this instead: was the new Ford GT a success? On one hand, it feels mostly famous for the drama around its sales and re-sales. O...
23:52 2019-07-05

Can Roblox’s 90 million users be civil to each other? Laura Higgins is head of digital civility at Roblox, which means it's her job to ensure that all 90 million monthly users are nice to each other.Read More...
19:52 2019-07-02

Over 5 million people without power across Ohio The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email if possible. It also says the tornado threat has “exited our area of re...
16:52 2019-05-28

‘Toy Story 4’ opens below expectations with $118 million NEW YORK (AP) — “Toy Story 4” brought the box office to life with a $118 million opening weekend after a three-week slump of underperforming sequels, but the Pixar film’s below-expectations debut didn’t quell continuing concerns about a rocky summer movie season. The “T...
20:39 2019-06-23

NBC owns The Office, why are they paying $500 million for it? “The Office” has been a staple on Netflix, and was far and away the most streamed show on the service in 2018, according to data from Nielsen.       ...
09:26 2019-06-28

Boeing to pay $100 million to 737 MAX crash families Boeing has pledged $100 million to help families affected by the fatal crashes of its 737 MAX passenger planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The funds, however, will not go directly to the families....
22:13 2019-07-03

SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million Token Sale Canadian social-media company Kik Interactive became the most prominent business targeted by U.S. regulators for illegally raising capital by selling its own cryptocurrency....
21:39 2019-06-04

NHL salary cap lower than projected at $81.5 million VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The NHL salary cap for next season has been set at $81.5 million, which is $1.5 lower than initially projected. The league and the NHL Players’ Association announced the figure Saturday, a day before teams can begin meeting with prospective unrestricted free ...
03:26 2019-06-23

Max Scherzer has been a $210 million steal for the Nationals An ESPN poll of 35 MLB executives dubbed Scherzer's deal the “Worst Free Agent Signing” and “Most Outrageous Contract” of the 2015 offseason. That turned out to be fake news....
21:00 2019-06-20

This is how quickly Americans would spend $10 million It would take the average American seven years to spend $10 million, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans sought to answer the age-old question: What would you do with $10 million? Turns out, Americans would take their time spending it. Thirty-eight percent of respondents would...
01:00 2019-06-20

UN: Nearly 71 million now displaced by war, violence at home GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations refugee agency says a record 71 million people have now been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence. That’s an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th largest country ...
08:26 2019-06-19

UN urges resettlement of nearly 1.5 million refugees From Turkey to the Horn of Africa, refugees are in dire need of permanent resettlement. The UNHCR said there "simply has to be more equitable sharing of responsibility for global crises."...
05:26 2019-07-02

| Who is United's R900 million man Wan-Bissaka? Aaron Wan-Bissaka has become the most expensive defender in Manchester United's history after completing a deal worth up to £50 million from Crystal Palace....
19:39 2019-06-29

IAC to Invest $250 Million in Car-Sharing App Turo IAC/InterActiveCorp will pay $250 million for a stake in Turo Inc. in a deal that values the burgeoning peer-to-peer car-sharing company at more than $1 billion....
05:52 2019-07-17

There are 18.2 million veterans in the US. Which state is home to the most of them? 24/7 Wall St. has reviewed U.S. Census Bureau data to determine which states have the highest percentage of former military members.       ...
16:26 2019-07-04

Synthomer to buy Omnova in $824 million deal Polymer maker Synthomer Plc said on Wednesday it has agreed to buy Omnova Solutions Inc for an enterprise value of $824 million in a bid to strengthen its global position....
18:52 2019-07-03

Venezuelan exodus at 4 million since 2015 Four million Venezuelans have fled their crisis-torn homeland in little over four years, say UN aid agencies. Colombia is hosting the bulk, followed by Chile, Ecuador, Brazil and Argentina....
08:26 2019-06-08

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year after the United States cut all funding for the $1.2 billion program to help some 5 million Palestinians...
01:13 2019-06-22

A million people a day get sexual infections, WHO warns More than a million people every day worldwide catch a sexually transmitted infection, with rates of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, trichomoniasis and syphilis the most worrying, the World Health Organization said on Thursday....
18:13 2019-06-06

The forgotten crisis that has displaced 1.2 million people From the air, the camp at Bria looks like a small town, with warrens of metal shacks glinting amid the dusty red clay. And in many ways it is, an enforced sanctuary for 65,000 people desperate to escape the militias that roam this part of the Central African Republic (CAR)....
19:00 2019-06-27

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal marketing schemes to push a powerful opioid-based painkiller....
05:52 2019-06-06

How many Americans with $1 million feel wealthy? Fewer than you may think. Only a small percentage of Americans who reached millionaire status feel wealthy, according to a new survey from Ameriprise Financial. Why is that?       ...
14:26 2019-07-17

WHO warns of 1 million new sexually transmitted diseases each day The World Health Organization has warned of more than 1 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases every day around the world. In a new report, the UN agency spoke of a "wake-up" call in the age of dating apps....
06:52 2019-06-07

Box Office: 'Toy Story 4' dominates with $118 million debut LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Disney's domination over the box office only seemed to strengthen this weekend as "Toy Story 4" easily topped box office charts....
20:52 2019-06-23

‘Linen King’ settles $15 million lawsuit with ex for $35,000 Manhattan “linen king” George Bardwil just got the deal of a lifetime — settling the $15 million lawsuit brought by his ex-wife over claims he battered her for mere pennies. Emiko Bardwil, 33, sued her much older millionaire ex in 2013 for “horrific acts of violence and intimidation” that she says s...
23:00 2019-06-05

Michael Bloomberg Promises $500 Million to Help End Coal The pledge by the former New York City mayor is part of an effort to close every coal-fired power plant in the United States and halt the growth of natural gas....
04:26 2019-06-07

UA Alumnus leaves $8.8 Million to UA’s College of Medicine TUCSON- The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson has received an $8.8 million dollar gift from the estate of Dr. Ronald K. Baker. Dr. Ronald K. Baker was a 1975 alumnus of the UA College of Medicine. Dr. Baker died on June 8th, 2017 at the eight of 70, earned two degrees from the UA, a d...
05:26 2019-07-02

Does air pollution really kill nearly 9 million people each year? A study claims that air pollution causes 9 million "extra" deaths worldwide each year, including 800,000 in Europe – which is double previous estimates...
15:52 2019-05-21

Robotic art fetches over $1 million at debut show Art and imagination are often considered to be exclusively human traits, but now an artificially intelligent robot, named "Ai-Da" - has been coded to be create. (July 1)        ...
20:13 2019-07-01

New Startup-Focused Bank Gets More Than $100 Million From Investors A group of investors has bet more than $100 million on Grasshopper Bancorp, a new digital bank that is looking to tap into the growth of technology startups and the venture-capital firms that fund them....
19:00 2019-05-30

Take a look at the most expensive SUV in the world: the $1.9 million Karlmann King If you're looking to spend $1.9 million on a new vehicle, an Italian armored car based on a Ford F-550 chassis is probably not on your radar. Karlmann is trying to change that....
14:00 2019-05-31

UES townhouse sells for record $80 million: report A former hedge-fund manager reportedly unloaded his Upper East Side home for close to $80 million — the most expensive price ever paid for a residential town house in the city. Philip Falcone sold the double-wide townhouse on East 67th Street between Madison and Fifth avenues, which he bought for $4...
10:26 2019-06-05

Boeing To Pay $50 Million To 737 MAX Crash Victims' Families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will dedicate half of a $100 million fund it created after two crashes of its 737 MAX planes to provide payments to families of those killed, with veteran U.S.......
10:13 2019-07-18

Rains force over a million to evacuate in Japan More than one million residents in Japan are directed to evacuate their homes as heavy rains batter the southern region. 14,000 ground troops on standby for emergency search and rescue operations if needed. (July 3)        ...
01:00 2019-07-04

Almost 12 million in UK watch England's women lose to U.S. Almost 12 million people tuned in to watch England's 2-1 defeat by the United States in the women's World Cup semi-final on Tuesday, making it the most watched television program of the year so far in Britain....
19:00 2019-07-03

Huawei already has 80 million devices running Android 9 Pie Despite the US trade ban, Huawei can still freely update older smartphones to Android 9 Pie without losing access to the Play Store and Google’s other services. The Chinese brand is taking advantage of this situation by continuing to roll out its EMUI 9.0 software to a bunch of devices.As things sta...
02:52 2019-06-05

Joe Biden Has Raised $21.5 Million, His 2020 Campaign Says Mr. Biden’s fund-raising haul fell short of Pete Buttigieg’s total for the second quarter of the year, though Mr. Biden did not enter the race until late April....
19:52 2019-07-03

Boeing pledges $100 million to help 737 MAX crash families Boeing Co said on Wednesday it would give $100 million over multiple years to local governments and non-profit organizations to help families and communities affected by the deadly crashes of its 737 MAX planes in Indonesia and Ethiopia....
20:39 2019-07-03

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
20:13 2019-07-03

NYC to give up $1.3 million rather than follow abortion rule NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will give up $1.3 million in federal funds rather than comply with a Trump administration rule that bars federally funded clinics from making abortion referrals. Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that the city’s public hospital system will cease participating in th...
22:39 2019-06-28

Italy Pokes Facebook With $1.1 Million Fine, and Man, I Bet They're Sorry Now Italy’s privacy watchdog announced on Friday its decision to fine world-swallowing social platform Facebook €1 million (about $1.13 million) for the catastrophic mishandling of data associated with now-defunct Cambridge Analytica. Does that seem like a bargain to anyone else?Read more......
21:52 2019-06-28

These $70 wireless earbuds raised over $3 million on Indiegogo Loads of fans were immediately taken with Padmates’ PaMu Scroll Wireless Earbuds and Case offering, so taken that they actually pledged over $3 million in Indiegogo funding to get them made. Now, they’re available from TNW Deals -- and right now, they’re over 50 percent off, just $69.99 with this li...
17:13 2019-06-10

CORRECTED-Absa concludes $500 million loan South African lender Absa Bank, along with U.S based Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Britain's Standard Chartered Bank, have signed a $500 million syndicated loan, a statement from Absa Group said on Friday....
13:39 2019-07-04

Amazon says 10 million items now qualify for 1-day delivery Amazon, which has been working to deliver orders faster, says that more than 10 million items now qualify for next-day delivery. The online shopping giant is in the process of upgrading its Prime membership, which costs $119 a year, to one-day delivery from two-day. Amazon declined to say when the s...
03:52 2019-06-04

Japan evacuates 1.1 million, fearing landslides More than a million have been ordered to evacuate amid torrential rain. The swift response comes one year after the government was criticized for its delayed reaction to landslides that killed over 200 people....
18:13 2019-07-03

Roger Federer: The power and presence of the $120 million man Ahead of Wimbledon, Hall of Famer Andy Roddick and Darren Cahill -- one of the most respected tennis coaches -- give a rare insight into Roger Federer, the man. "I think he is inherently a really, really true honest good person."...
20:52 2019-06-27

MTG invested $11 million in 7 startups in the first half of 2019 Modern Times Group (MTG) has invested $11 million in seven game and esports startups in the first half of 2019, making a big investor in the category.Read More...
16:26 2019-07-17

The prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
01:13 2019-06-12

Cancer survivors to reach 22 million by 2030 Roughly 17 million cancer survivors are living in the United States, and researchers expect that number to surge to more than 22 million by 2030, new study says....
22:39 2019-06-11

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract -Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday. (Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)...
01:13 2019-06-01

UN: 2 million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United Nations’ emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. U.N. Undersecretary-General Mark Lo...
15:39 2019-06-05

KBR wins $530 million U.S. defense contract: Pentagon KBRwyle Technology Solutions LLC, a unit of KBR Inc, has been awarded a $530 million contract for U.S. Marine Corps prepositioning program logistics services in support of Blount Island Command, the Pentagon said on Friday....
03:13 2019-06-01

J&J Hit With $300 Million in Punitive Damages in Talc Case A New York state court jury ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $300 million in punitive damages to a woman who claimed her use of the company’s talc powder caused an asbestos-linked cancer. J&J said it would appeal....
04:39 2019-06-01

Report: Vucevic to stay with Magic for $100 million All-Star big man Nikola Vucevic plans to agree to stay with the Orlando Magic on a four-year, $100 million deal after free agency opens Sunday evening, The Athletic reported late Saturday....
12:01 2019-06-30

Apple Music now has 60 million paid subscribers Apple Music now has 60 million paying subscribers. The company's Eddy Cue, a senior vice president of services, confirmed the milestone with French business publication Numerama today. According to Music Business Worldwide, Apple also noted that Beat......
23:26 2019-06-27

$5.5 Million Homes in New York, Illinois and Missouri A minimalist home in the Hudson Valley designed by the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, an 1883 Tudor in Evanston and a medieval-style castle in Kansas City....
17:13 2019-07-03

'TinTin' artwork sells for $1.1 million at auction An original drawing from the first published "Tintin" story, signed by the artist, has been sold at auction in Dallas. The beloved Belgian comic series has been translated into more than 70 languages....
05:26 2019-06-10

Toyota's War With Dealer Over Recalls Cost It $16 Million Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $15.8 million to a California dealer who accused it of retaliating against him because he had developed safety-recall software that was costing the automaker millions of......
08:39 2019-07-16

Here's how the average American would spend $10 million If given $10 million dollars, the average American would spend it all in only seven years. Buzz60's Sam Berman has the full story.       ...
19:39 2019-06-20

K12.com exposed 7 million student records for a week K12.com, an online education platform, inadvertently exposed the personal information of nearly seven million students, according to security researchers at Comparitech. The exposed database contained full names, email addresses, birthdates and gende......
17:52 2019-07-10

US drone shot out of sky by Iran cost $123 million Drones commonly refer to the small, unmanned aerial vehicles seen crisscrossing local skies — but the US military’s RQ-4A Global Hawk shot down by Iran bears little resemblance to its buzzing brethren. The aircraft costs a whopping $123 million apiece — about $34 million more than Lockheed Martin’s ...
21:52 2019-06-20

Equifax to Pay Around $700 Million Related to Data Breach The credit-reporting firm is nearing a deal to settle a slew of state and federal investigations into a 2017 data breach that exposed nearly 150 million Americans’ Social Security numbers and other personal information....
03:13 2019-07-20

Oyo Buys Co-Working Venture Innov8 for $30 Million Oyo said on Tuesday it has bought local co-working venture Innov8, as the SoftBank-backed hospitality chain looks to venture into the commercial real estate business under the brand name Oyo......
18:00 2019-07-16

U.S. says $168 million ITT for-profit student loans to be forgiven Former students at ITT Technical Institute will not have to pay $168 million they still owe on private loans from an affiliated lender to attend the now-defunct for-profit college, under a U.S. regulatory settlement announced on Friday....
04:26 2019-06-15

City boosts pay for pre-K workers with $15 million deal Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Corey Johnson reached a three-year, $15 million deal with unions to boost the pay of early childhood educators working for nonprofits. “We cannot have a system where certified teachers at community-based organizations start out earning thousands of...
04:13 2019-07-10

TransDigm to repay $16 million for overcharging the Pentagon Aircraft component maker TransDigm Group said on Friday it had agreed to repay $16 million to the Pentagon after it was admonished last week during a hearing on its billing practices....
03:13 2019-05-25

New Gene Therapy Priced at $1.8 Million in Europe The maker of a gene therapy for a rare blood disorder said it would sell the new treatment for €1.6 million ($1.8 million) in Europe, a sticker price that indicates the heights to which costs of emerging high-tech drugs are climbing....
20:52 2019-06-14

Tom Steyer Brings $100 Million to the Democratic Primary. That May Not Be Enough A billionaire activist and philanthropist, Tom Steyer brings several assets with him to the 2020 presidential race: Longtime Democratic connections, at least some support from his efforts to impeach President Donald Trump and a willingness to spend $100 million of his own money on the race, giving h...
22:52 2019-07-09

Biden and wife made more than $15 million in last two years Former Vice President Joe Biden and his wife earned more than $15 million in the years since Joe Biden left government, according to tax records released by his campaign on Tuesday....
22:13 2019-07-09

Zion Williamson got hit with a $100 million lawsuit just before the draft The suit came almost a week after Williamson sued Prime Sports Marketing LLC, alleging it violated North Carolina law by adding him as a client in April....
05:39 2019-06-21

'European' election sidelines 17.5 million non-EU residents They pay taxes in the European Union, call it home — some for decades. But they cannot vote in the European Parliament election. Some 17.5 million non-EU residents of voting age are sidelined, DW has calculated....
11:26 2019-05-25

Gentex Q2 net income stays flat at $109 million Revenue increased 3 percent to $468.7 million over the second quarter of 2018, Gentex said, noting it improved its results despite an 8 percent drop in global auto production and "overly optimistic" auto industry forecasts....
20:00 2019-07-19

Piper Jaffray to Buy Sandler O'Neill for $485 Million Piper Jaffray Cos. is buying Sandler O’Neill & Partners L.P. for $485 million, combining two investment-banking firms and creating Piper Sandler Cos....
16:26 2019-07-09

Tom Steyer Will Run for President and Plans to Spend $100 Million on His Bid Mr. Steyer, the hedge fund investor turned impeachment activist, may disrupt the Democratic primary with his vast fortune and confrontational tactics....
16:01 2019-07-09

Amy McGrath Raises $2.5 Million in First Day of Kentucky Senate Bid The fund-raising haul was the most ever in the first 24 hours of a Senate campaign. But her opponent, Mitch McConnell, is a formidable fund-raiser as well....
03:39 2019-07-11

Hello Kitty’s Parent Company Fined $6.9 Million by E.U. The Japanese company behind Hello Kitty was penalized by antitrust regulators for restricting where manufacturers could sell licensed toys and other products....
03:52 2019-07-11

U.N.: 71 million displaced worldwide by war, violence, persecution Nearly 71 million people have been displaced by war, violence and persecution worldwide last year, the largest number recorded in the United Nation's history, the international organization's refugee agency said....
09:26 2019-06-19

Kellogg to take $35 million pretax restructuring charge Kellogg Co said on Tuesday it would take a pretax charge of about $35 million for restructuring its North American business following the sale of its popular Keebler brand and other assets....
15:00 2019-06-18

Nearly 71 million displaced by war, violence at home, UN report says A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide from war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said, an increase of more than 2 million from last year        ...
10:52 2019-06-19

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE seat, which was set on December 11, 2007.On the year,...
14:13 2019-05-22

Nomura Securities to Repay Customers $25 Million Nomura Securities agreed to pay customers $25 million after the SEC said bond traders at the investment bank inflated its profit in the sale of commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities....
18:39 2019-07-15

10 dead, more than 1 million displaced in India flooding The Brahmaputra river, which flows from the Himalayas into India and then through Bangladesh, has burst its banks, swamping more than 1,800 villages in the state....
02:26 2019-07-14

The Huawei ban will cut its sales by up to 60 million smartphones a year Huawei is at the center of the United States’ trade war with China right now, although US officials have cited security concerns when going forward with restrictions (although that might be a huge lie). As things stand right now, US companies can’t purchase Huawei telecom equipment, and ...
23:13 2019-06-17

$3.6 Million in Pay for Head of Nonprofit Shelter Operator The former leader of the largest nonprofit group running shelters for migrant children received $3.6 million in compensation in the group’s latest fiscal year, according to tax records....
14:52 2019-07-16

Egypt agrees to pay Israel $500 million to end gas dispute CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says it has struck a deal with the state-owned Israel Electric Corp to settle a fine for halting deliveries of natural gas. A statement from Egypt’s Petroleum Ministry said the settlement deal, which was signed Sunday, would reduce the $1.7 billion fine to $500 million. It s...
17:13 2019-06-17

US billionaire donates $189 million to study ethics of AI An American billionaire has given Oxford University $188.6 million for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence and computing technologies....
20:52 2019-06-19

Amazon plans to spend $700 million on this new initiative Amazon.com is expected to announce on Thursday it plans to retrain a third of its U.S. workforce to help its employees move into more advanced jobs.       ...
16:52 2019-07-11

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into software engineerin...
16:26 2019-07-11

Ex-Caribbean soccer official hit with $79 million judgment  A former Caribbean soccer official fighting extradition in the FIFA bribery scandal has been ordered to pay $79 million in damages from a related U.S. lawsuit....
16:26 2019-07-11

US orders probe into £450 million French tech tax The French government today risked opening a £450 million front in a transatlantic trade war with plans for a tax on tech giants that Britain could soon follow....
12:52 2019-07-11

Record 70.8 Million People Displaced At End Of 2018: UN More than 70 million people were counted last year as displaced from their homes, a record that underestimates the real number of refugees and asylum seekers, the UN said Wednesday....
22:26 2019-06-19

US CEO Hands Oxford University $189 Million for AI Studies An American billionaire has given Oxford University 150 million pounds ($188.6 million) for a new institute that will study the ethical implications of artificial intelligence...
09:39 2019-06-20

AP source: Dragic exercises $19.2 million option OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Goran Dragic has told the Miami Heat he is exercising his $19.2 million option for next season. The person says Dragic spent several weeks weighing his decision. The person spoke to The Associated Press Thursday on condition of ano...
03:00 2019-06-14

The world's most lucrative match is worth at least $215 million It may not be the most famous nor the most prestigious, but the English Championship play-off final is the world's most lucrative soccer match to win....
15:52 2019-05-27

Prosecutor: Theft ring took $4 million in used cooking oil RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal agents say they’ve mopped up a theft ring involving 21 co-conspirators, responsible for stealing a precious commodity: $3.9 million worth of used cooking oil known as “yellow grease.” A federal indictment unsealed Thursday says the thieves targeted eate...
16:39 2019-06-21

Elizabeth Warren Raises $19.1 Million in Second Quarter (WASHINGTON) — Elizabeth Warren raised $19.1 million in the second quarter, her campaign said Monday, cementing her status in the top tier of Democratic presidential contenders and a leading voice of the party’s liberal base. The Massachusetts senator’s second-quarter contributions...
23:26 2019-07-08

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
07:39 2019-05-28

DHL says it will invest $150 million to expand U.S. healthcare business Deutsche Post DHL Group on Thursday said it will spend $150 million this year to expand its U.S. healthcare distribution network capacity by roughly 40 percent....
23:26 2019-06-13

South Korea reaches one million 5G users South Korea already has one million 5G subscribers, reaching the milestone in just 69 days – outpacing the adoption of 4G.The desire within South Korea, one of the world’s most advanced mobile nations, to be a leader in 5G was so great that the country’s Ministry of Science and ...
14:39 2019-06-13

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of assets in the wake of a drop in ethanol prices and weak demand for its biomaterial products....
14:00 2019-05-29

More than one million sexually transmitted infections occur every day: WHO The global scale of sexually transmitted infections (STI) should be a “wake-up call” to governments, UN health experts said on Thursday, citing data showing that one in 25 people today have “at least one” curable STI, which occur at a rate of more than one million a day worldwide....
19:39 2019-06-06

Britain's PwC fined $5.8 million over audit of Redcentric Britain's accounting watchdog said on Thursday it had fined PwC 4.55 million pounds ($5.8 million) for failing to challenge management at IT services company Redcentric where a 20 million pound hole was later found in the books....
09:00 2019-06-13

Record 60 million Hispanics in US, 52% of population growth The U.S. Hispanic population surged another 1.2 million last year and now is a record 59.9 million, according to newly released U.S. Census Bureau population estimates....
03:13 2019-07-09

AP source: Whiteside opts in for $27 million with Heat MIAMI (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says Hassan Whiteside has told the Miami Heat that he is exercising his $27.1 million player option for next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday because neither the Heat nor Whiteside announced the de...
23:13 2019-06-21

Huawei has already shipped 100 million phones in 2019 After shipping 206 million smartphones last year (half of them sent out of China), Huawei delivered 59 million units in the first quarter of this year. That was up 50.3% on an annual basis and put Huawei ahead of Apple and trailing only Samsung in the global rankings. The company was gaining momentu...
21:39 2019-06-21

The Latest: Over 5 million people without power across Ohio DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio tornado (all times local): 2:30 a.m. The National Weather Service says there are more 70,000 power outages across the state of Ohio, affecting over 5 million people. The service tweeted Tuesday morning that to send reports of outages via social media or email i...
11:39 2019-05-28

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
00:52 2019-05-29

'Stranger Things 3' has been seen by over 40 million Netflix accounts Remember when it was a big deal that Bright racked up 11 million viewers? That's now quaint by comparison. Netflix has revealed that 40.7 million accounts have watched Stranger Things 3 in the four days since its July 4th premiere, making it the mo......
03:52 2019-07-09

De Ligt completes 75 million euro transfer to Juventus Matthijs de Ligt has become the most expensive defender in Serie A history after completing a 75 million euro ($85 million) transfer from Ajax       ...
09:52 2019-07-18

Erik Karlsson staying with Sharks on $92 million megadeal SAN JOSE, Calif. — The San Jose Sharks re-signed pending free agent Erik Karlsson to a $92 million, eight-year deal on Monday, turning a one-year rental into a long-term commitment to one of the league’s most dynamic defensemen. Karlsson was eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on Jul...
01:26 2019-06-18

Expel raises $40 million to help companies manage cybersecurity Expel has raised $40 million for a managed security service that filters out false positives and helps companies keep on top of endless alerts.Read More...
13:52 2019-06-19

More than 4 million Venezuelans have left the country in recent years: UN The UN said Friday that the number of Venezuelans who have fled their strife-torn country in recent years has topped 4 million as the government of strongman Nicolás Maduro struggles to maintain power amid crippling sanctions. The UN’s refugee agency said Friday the number of Venezuelan refugees and...
18:00 2019-06-07

Will Overseas Elite win a fifth consecutive TBT? That's the $2 million question Overseas Elite has done what shouldn’t be possible in a one-and-done format: Win 25 straight games, four consecutive titles and a combined $7 million.       ...
20:26 2019-07-18

Neo-Nazi Site Hit With $4.1 Million Fine in Defamation Lawsuit The neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer was ordered to pay $4.1 million in damages in a defamation lawsuit brought against it by SiriusXM Radio host Dean Obeidallah, who sued the website for accusing him of terrorism, according to the San Francisco Chronicle....
07:26 2019-06-13

Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursd...
07:52 2019-07-21

Five Million Bulgarians’ Personal Data Stolen in Hack The data of more than five million people was stolen from Bulgaria’s tax agency. Someone emailed a claim of responsibility to news outlets, writing, “The state of your cybersecurity is a parody.”...
02:01 2019-07-18

John Stamos Gives a Tour of His $5.8 Million Home With Help From Son Billy Have mercy! John Stamos is showing off his Beverly Hills home, which is currently available for $5.8 million! The Fuller House star, with the help of 14-month-old son Billy Stamos and......
03:00 2019-06-13

1.2 Million Ford Explorers Recalled Due to Suspension Fracturing After all the hype around the new 2020 Explorer during the New York Auto Show, Ford has some bad news. It’ll be recalling 1.2 million of its existing Explorers over some faulty suspension issues. Oh, and if you have an F-150 or a Canadian Taurus or Flex, you might have the same issue....
20:13 2019-06-12

KPMG to pay $50 million for using stolen data, exam fraud: U.S. SEC KPMG LLC has agreed to pay a $50 million penalty over allegations former staffers used stolen information to alter some of the accounting firm's previous audit work and cheated on training exams, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said on Monday....
17:39 2019-06-17

Honda recalls 1.6 million cars over Takata airbags Honda is recalling 1.6 million cars in the United States over Takata airbags with reports confirming 14 related deaths and over 200 injuries earlier this year....
20:39 2019-06-29

Comedian Wins $4.1 Million in Lawsuit Against The Daily Stormer The neo-Nazi website falsely accused the comedian, Dean Obeidallah, of committing terrorism. He hopes to give money to organizations that fight white supremacy....
18:00 2019-06-17

Kamala Harris Raised $2 Million in 24 Hours Following the Debate After calling out Biden for waxing nostalgic about how nicely he played with segregationists on the second night of the Democratic debates, Kamala Harris seems to have won some fans....
22:39 2019-06-29

Feds shell out a whopping $1.4 million for Apollo 11 celebrations The final bill for this week’s Apollo 11 anniversary celebrations is a sky-high $1.4 million. Federal procurement documents show the whopping costs for the 50th anniversary events this week in Washington D.C. to be exponentially pricier than a decade before, according to TMZ, when the 40th ann...
17:26 2019-07-20

Around two million Canadians cheer Raptors in NBA victory parade Around two million Toronto Raptors fans lined the streets of downtown Toronto to cheer on their hometown heroes in a victory parade on Monday to celebrate their first NBA championship that united Canada through basketball....
21:00 2019-06-17

Zell, other former Tribune executives reach $200 million settlement over LBO Real estate billionaire Sam Zell and other former officers and directors of Tribune Co have reached a $200 million settlement resolving allegations of fraudulent transactions related to the media company's disastrous 2007 leveraged buyout....
07:39 2019-06-13

Wells Fargo to pay at least $385 million to settle scam allegations Wells Fargo agreed to pay at least $385 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that it allegedly scammed millions of auto-loan customers into buying insurance they didn’t need. The settlement covers customers who were bilked out of tens of millions of dollars for about 11 years through September 2...
01:52 2019-06-08

Irving, Nets near four-year, $141 million deal: report The Brooklyn Nets and former Boston Celtics guard Kyrie Irving are "motivated to move quickly toward" a four-year, $141 million deal when they meet in New York on Sunday shortly after the beginning of free agency, ESPN reported Saturday....
06:00 2019-06-30

Blackstone Chief Donates $188 Million To Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $188.37 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a centre for humanities that would also house an......
14:13 2019-06-19

EU fines Qualcomm $272 million for modem antitrust violations The European Union today hit Qualcomm with a fine for predatory pricing against a British modem baseband maker, though it took years to reach the finding.Read More...
22:39 2019-07-18

Four million have now fled Venezuela, UN ramps up aid to children who remain The number of people who have left Venezuela to escape the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis, has reached some four million, the UN announced on Friday....
18:00 2019-06-07

More than 70 million people now fleeing conflict and oppression worldwide One in every 108 people were displaced in 2018, yet offers of resettlement were half level of previous yearThe number of people forced to flee their homes across the world has exceeded 70 million for the first time since records began, the UN’s refugee agency has warned.About 70.8 million – one in e...
09:39 2019-06-19

| Tanzania charges Vodacom of depriving state of $4.8 million Tanzania charged five employees of the Vodacom Group’s local unit, including Managing Director Hisham Hendi, with allegedly depriving the government of more than $4.8 million in revenue....
14:33 2019-05-21

1.4 million refugees set to need urgent resettlement in 2020: UNHCR More than 1.4 million displaced people in over 60 refugee hosting countries will need resettlement next year, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Monday, while also supporting a call for far greater protection for vulnerable LGBTI individuals seeking asylum....
19:26 2019-07-01

Shareholders in Brazil's Neoenergia to raise up to $850.5 million in IPO -document Shareholders in Brazilian power holding company Neoenergia SA expect to raise up to 3.3 billion reais ($850.5 million) with the company´s initial public offering, according to documents filed with Brazil's securities industry watchdog on Thursday....
04:26 2019-06-07

Boeing to give $50 million to families of crash victims Boeing announced Wednesday that it will be tasking Kenneth Feinberg, who is known for managing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, and Camille Barrows to distribute its fund to the family of victims of the 737 Max crashes. CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports....
23:13 2019-07-17

Politician's seized $13 million supercar collection to be auctioned off A collection of ultra-expensive supercars worth $13 million, seized from the extravagant vice president of Equatorial Guinea as part of a corruption probe, will be auctioned in Switzerland later this year....
23:13 2019-07-01

Barbara Sinatra's Los Angeles Penthouse Lists for $8 Million The 5,600-square-foot home, which sits atop the Ten-Five-Sixty on the Wilshire Corridor, is where the late socialite lived after Frank Sinatra’s death....
05:13 2019-07-02

Two million Somalis could die of starvation amid drought, UN warns UNITED NATIONS — A United Nations emergency relief coordinator says more than 2 million men, women and children could die of starvation in Somalia by summer’s end if international aid is not sent quickly to the drought-stricken African country. UN Undersecretary-General Mark Lowcock says about $700 ...
21:39 2019-06-06

Teen accused of killing her friend after a man online said he'd pay her $9 million Denali Brehmer began planning how to kill her "best friend" after a man she met online said he would pay her several million dollars for evidence of the killing, Alaska authorities say....
19:52 2019-06-18

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
20:00 2019-06-06

Blackstone's Schwarzman Gives Oxford Record Gift of $188 Million Stephen Schwarzman, the billionaire co-founder of the Blackstone Group, is giving £150 million ($188 million) to the University of Oxford to create a center for the humanities, which he hopes will help steer the ethical adoption of artificial intelligence....
07:26 2019-06-19

Blackstone chief donates $150 million to Oxford University The head of private equity firm Blackstone has pledged $150 million to Oxford University, the biggest single donation in its history, to fund a center for humanities that would also house an institute to study the ethics of artificial intelligence....
05:52 2019-06-19

Report: Saints WR Thomas seeks $22 million per year New Orleans receiver Michael Thomas is reportedly seeking an average annual salary of $22 million, about $4 million more than the Saints' latest offer....
03:13 2019-06-22

More than 8 million homeowners are leaving big money on the table by not refinancing Mortgage rates have been on a roller coaster for the last year, but now they're sitting at the bottom of the track, and that is giving a major boost to the number of borrowers who can benefit from a refinance....
18:52 2019-07-01

PG Walker to sign four-year, $141 million deal with Celtics Three-time All-Star Kemba Walker has agreed to join the Boston Celtics on a four-year, $141 million deal, his agent, Jeff Schwartz, confirmed to ESPN....
07:13 2019-07-01

Authorities: Theft ring stole $4 million in used cooking oil A band of 21 conspirators stole $3.9 million worth of used of cooking oil, known as "yellow grease," from restaurants in three states and transported it across the country, according to a federal indictment unsealed in North Carolina on Thursday. ...
04:39 2019-06-22

Nearly 71 Million People Have Been Displaced by War and Other Violence, the U.N.’s Refugee Agency Says (GENEVA) — A record 71 million people have been displaced worldwide by war, persecution and other violence, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, an increase of more than 2 million from last year and an overall total that would amount to the world’s 20th most populous country. The annu...
12:13 2019-06-19

Middleton receives $178 million deal to stay with Bucks All-Star forward Khris Middleton agreed to remain with the Milwaukee Bucks after free agency began Sunday night, landing a reported five-year, $178 million....
07:13 2019-07-01

Pete Buttigieg Raised $24.8 Million in Second Quarter, His Campaign Says Mr. Buttigieg’s total is the latest evidence that he has gone from a long shot to a serious candidate for the Democratic nomination in a matter of months....
12:01 2019-07-01

Sex-selective abortions may have stopped the birth of 23 million girls A huge analysis suggests sex-selective abortions have led to at least 23 million fewer girls born worldwide, but birth ratios are now returning to normal...
15:52 2019-05-21

Russian oil output up at 11.15 million bpd in June, still within deal quota Russian oil production rose to 11.15 million barrels per day (bpd) in June from 11.11 million bpd in May, two industry sources told Reuters on Monday, although it was still within output levels agreed in a global supply deal with OPEC....
13:26 2019-07-01

More than a million viewers tune in for start of 'T20 of lawn bowls' Ultimate Bowls Championship features modified rules Organisers ‘overwhelmed’ by interest in new competition A bold new era has dawned in the world of lawn bowling with an international competition, designed to revamp the traditionally genteel sport in the same way the Twenty20 format did for cricket...
06:39 2019-06-18

Extreme heat could burn 80 million jobs, says UN agency Workers in Europe had to adapt to high temperatures in recent days. But the impact of heat stress on the global economy by the year 2030 will be severe, according to the UN. The world’s poorest will be worst affected....
15:00 2019-07-01

Elliott Management to acquire Barnes & Noble for $683 million Billionaire Paul Singer's firm already owns Britain's biggest bookseller, Waterstones. Adding Barnes & Noble could give Elliott buying leverage....
13:26 2019-06-07

NHL notebook: Karlsson signs $92 million deal with Sharks All-Star defenseman Erik Karlsson signed an eight-year deal to remain with the San Jose Sharks. The team did not release contract figures, but multiple reports on Monday said it's worth about $11.5 million per year -- $92 million total....
07:39 2019-06-18

Box office: 'The Lion King' rules with $185 million debut LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - Simba and Mufasa reigned supreme this weekend as Disney's "The Lion King" dominated box office charts. Director Jon Favreau's remake of the animated classic collected a massive $185 million from 4,756 North American theaters during its first three days of release....
21:39 2019-07-21

Fears of violence as Sudan gets ready for 'million man' march Generals urged not to hurt protesters who plan to pour on to streets of KhartoumKhartoum is bracing itself for a mass protest against Sudan’s ruling generals, as calls mount for restraint to prevent a new military crackdown on demonstrators.The planned “million man” march is seen as a test for prote...
12:00 2019-06-30

If Democratic Lawmakers Get Their Way, 1 Million Convictions in California Could Be Expunged After being released from prison, those who were once incarcerated often experience tremendous difficulty getting re-acclimated to society, but if Democratic lawmakers get their way, California citizens still being punished for mistakes from their past will be able to get a new lease on life....
19:39 2019-06-12

Pakistan Lost $50 Million From Restricting Airspace, Says Minister Pakistan's aviation minister on Thursday said that his country suffered loses of over eight billion rupees ($50 million) from airspace restrictions imposed since February which affected hundreds of......
09:00 2019-07-19

Pryon raises $20 million to automate enterprise workloads with AI Pryon, a Raleigh, North Carolina-based provider of AI-powered tools targeting enterprise, has raised a fresh $20 million in venture capital.Read More...
16:13 2019-06-11

Unbuilt Tokyo: 'depthscrapers' and a million-person pyramid Had the creators of the underground skyscraper had their way, the Japanese capital might have looked very different indeedProtected by cylindrical walls of reinforced concrete, the steel and glass “depthscrapers” extend hundreds of metres underground. Only a single floor of each inverted 35-storey s...
08:26 2019-06-12

Boris Johnson says chances of no-deal Brexit are 'a million-to-one' Boris Johnson, the favorite to become British prime minister, said the chances of Britain leaving the European Union without a deal are "a million-to-one" even as he repeated his promise to leave the bloc without a deal by the end of October....
23:00 2019-06-27

Benfica considers $143 million offer for Joao Felix Portuguese star Joao Felix could become the second most expensive teenager in football history as his club Benfica considers a lucrative $143 million (€126 million) offer from Atletico Madrid....
19:26 2019-06-27

WeWork Co-Founder Has Cashed Out at Least $700 Million Via Sales, Loans Adam Neumann, co-founder and largest shareholder of WeWork Cos., has cashed out more than $700 million from the company ahead of its initial public offering through a mix of stock sales and debt, people familiar with the matter say....
00:39 2019-07-19

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
11:26 2019-06-11

Vikings' Rudolph reportedly gets four-year, $36 million extension The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph agreed to a multiyear contract extension Monday night -- a day before the team's mandatory minicamp is set to begin....
10:13 2019-06-11

Truck carrying more than 130 million bees crashes in Montana A truck carrying about 133 million bees crashed off the side of a road in Montana on Monday, sending swarms of buzzers into the air as rescue crews arrived, a report said. The semi-truck with 40,000 pounds of bees inside careened off a street in Bozeman, Mont. and flipped over as it was heading to.....
07:52 2019-06-11

Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns The Comcast company on Tuesday revealed that it has signed an exclusive deal to put "The Office" on its upcoming streaming service for five years starting in 2021. But just because NBC owns the show, doesn't mean it won't have to pay for it....
18:52 2019-06-27

Lotus ups the ante on the electric hypercar with the Evija: 2,000 hp, 200 mph at $2 million The Lotus Lotus Eviya has four motor-generators, one per wheel, each producing a peak 493 horsepower, 1,971 overall. Torque is rated at a combined 1,245 pound-feet. That will get you from 0 to 100 kmh, or 62 mph, in less than three seconds....
18:13 2019-07-18

Netflix might pay Eddie Murphy $70 million for stand-up specials Eddie Murphy might be better known these days for his work on the screen, but it was on the stage that he got his start. His stand-up specials Delirious and Raw are often ranked among the best ever, and Murphy has been open in recent years about want......
23:26 2019-07-19

John Catsimatidis acquires 77 WABC radio for $12.5 million Billionaire supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis’ media group has bought 77 WABC radio in a $12.5 million cash deal, according to an announcement on Thursday. Red Apple Media, a subsidiary of Castimatidis’ Red Apple Group, bought the talk radio station from Cumulus Media Inc. And Catsimatidis, who ow...
22:26 2019-06-27

PM Modi Announces $200 Million Line Of Credit For Kyrgyzstan Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced a USD 200 million line of credit for Kyrgyzstan after wide-ranging talks with Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Jeenbekov as the two sides upgraded their ties......
19:52 2019-06-14

Calipari signs $86 million, 10-year extension with Kentucky LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari has signed a 10-year contract extension through 2029 worth $86 million that includes an option in the sixth year to step down and become a special assistant to the athletic director or university representative. The 60-year-old Calipari and the scho...
03:00 2019-06-14

Neurotrack raises $21 million to detect and track dementia Neurotrack, a startup developing an early detection and treatment solution for dementias including Alzheimer's, raised $21 million in venture capital.Read More...
01:00 2019-06-12

Monarchy cost British taxpayers $85.2 million last year Buckingham Palace says the monarchy cost the taxpayer 67 million pounds ($85.2 million) during 2018-19, a 41% increase on the previous financial year...
20:00 2019-06-27

Walmart To Pay Over $282 Million To Settle Anti-Corruption Charges Walmart agreed to pay more than $144 million to settle the SEC's charges and approximately $138 million to resolve parallel criminal charges by the Department of Justice, for a combined total of more......
09:00 2019-06-21

Grumpy Cat, whose scowl launched a million memes, dies age 7 Grumpy Cat, an internet celebrity for her permanent frown, died "in the arms of her mommy, Tabatha" this week, leaving behind countless online jokes about how we all feel at our worst moments, her......
15:13 2019-05-21

Baby T-Rex fossil listed for sale on eBay for $3 million The eBay listing, last updated on Tuesday, claims the artifact is "most likely the only baby T-rex in the world," adding that the specimen has a 15-foot-long body, 21-inch skull and serrated teeth....
15:26 2019-05-21

Tendulkar Sues Australian Bat Maker Over AUD 2 Million In Royalties Sachin Tendulkar accused the bat manufacturer of using his name and image to promote products and then failing to pay him AUD 2 million in royalties....
09:39 2019-06-14

The football prodigy who became Australia's million dollar player Twelve years ago, Bobby Despitovski was coming to the end of his football career. With one eye on a future in coaching, the-then Perth Glory striker went to his club's training ground to watch the youth teams play....
04:13 2019-06-12

Buffett's Berkshire unveils $861 million Amazon stake Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc said it owned $860.6 million of Amazon.com Inc shares at the end of March, after the billionaire admitted to underestimating the online retailer and its Chief......
15:00 2019-05-21

Virat Kohli's fan club: 103 million followers -- and growing Virat Kohli is already adored by millions across India and around the globe -- but the nation's cricket captain can now add one of the sport's greatest ever players to his ever expanding fan club....
19:26 2019-06-27

Michigan woman wins $1 million thanks to some help from store clerk A Michigan woman said she owes her $1 million Powerball jackpot to a lucky tip from a store clerk -- and an important reminder from the same clerk when the left her tickets behind....
20:26 2019-06-27

Berkshire Hathaway insurer settles NY probe for $3 million A troubled insurance company owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has agreed to pay $3 million to settle allegations by New York’s top financial regulator that it jacked up prices on unwitting customers, The Post has learned. Linda A. Lacewell, the superintendent of the New York Department o...
16:13 2019-07-18

Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep &eur......
16:13 2019-07-18

Sycamore Partners lowers Chico's offer to $350 million Private equity firm Sycamore Partners disclosed in a regulatory filing on Wednesday that it has lowered its offer for Chico's FAS to $350 million in cash because of the US women's apparel retailer's deteriorating financial performance....
06:39 2019-06-20

The Latest: Edesur: Power restored to 1.5 million Argentines BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — The Latest on the blackout in Argentina and Uruguay (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Argentine energy company Edesur says that electricity has been restored to more than 1.5 million people. President Mauricio Macri also said that 50% of the country had power after a massiv...
20:39 2019-06-16

Papa John's to invest $80 million in marketing, U.S. franchisees Papa John's International Inc, which has been struggling to boost sales, said on Wednesday it would spend $80 million to boost its brand image and support its franchisees in the United States from the third quarter of fiscal year 2019....
02:52 2019-06-20

Siblings who claimed paying taxes was ‘against God’s will’ ordered to pay $1.4 million The siblings claimed God is the "supreme law of this land.” They said paying taxes weakens their dependency on him, which leads to curses “in the form of droughts and infertility."...
00:00 2019-07-19

Comcast to pay $9.1 million for adding service plans without consent Comcast is facing the consequences of attaching plans to customers' accounts without their permission. A Washington state judge has ordered the telecom to pay about $9.1 million in penalties, plus restitution, for adding its Service Protection Plan......
09:00 2019-06-09

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto’s Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in ...
18:26 2019-06-12

IBM to Pay Nearly $15 Million for Issues Tied to Maryland's Health Exchange In 2014, the state of Maryland cited problems with software from Cúram, an Irish company IBM acquired in 2011, used to determine consumers’ eligibility for Medicaid and premium tax credits for private insurance....
13:00 2019-06-17

Thursday's Democratic Debate Draws TV Audience of 18.1 Million NBCUniversal says viewership was highest ever for a Democratic primary debate, but still fell short of audience of 24 million for first Republican debate of 2016 cycle....
23:52 2019-06-28

Berlin Brandenburg: The airport with half a million faults Billions over budget, years late in opening, and still being rebuilt before a single plane has landed. What's gone so wrong at the new Berlin airport?...
03:13 2019-06-29

First Published "Tintin" Cover From 1930 Sold For $1.1 Million An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP....
21:39 2019-06-08

Man Going Through Divorce Wins $80 Million Jackpot. Court Has A Plan How much credit can a person take for good luck? That was the question at the center of a high-stakes divorce case that came before a Michigan appeals court last week. Michigan appeals court...
03:52 2019-06-23

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
18:52 2019-06-16

First moon landing manual could fetch $9 million at auction The detailed manual used by U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin to land on the moon in 1969 is going up for auction in July and could fetch up to $9 million, New York auctioneers Christie's said on Wednesday....
15:39 2019-05-21

Why do 3 million students struggle to keep up with homework? They don't have internet In what has become known as the "homework gap," an estimated 17% of U.S. students do not have access to computers at home.       ...
22:39 2019-06-10

Bumble owner to spend $100 million on dating apps The owner of dating app Bumble said on Friday it would revamp its holding structure and spend $100 million, as it looks to better compete with Match Group's Tinder....
03:39 2019-06-15

IT glitches 'stopped seven million payment card users' More than seven million people were left unable to use their payment cards due to IT hitches in the past year, according to estimates by consumer group Which?...
15:00 2019-06-12

Iran Shot Down a $176 Million U.S. Drone. Here’s What to Know About the RQ-4 Global Hawk Iran shooting down a U.S. surveillance drone in the politically sensitive Strait of Hormuz has created a dangerous new level of tension between the two countries President Donald Trump said Iran made a “big mistake,” and later added that it was a “new wrinkle” for Iran and th...
01:52 2019-06-21

Fortnite Streamer Raises Almost $1 Million For Charity In Just Four Hours GuardianCon, which began a few years back as a small Destiny con and has since grown into an all-weekend show held in July in Orlando, also runs a week-long charity stream. Which has just raised over $3 million for a children’s hospital in Memphis....
01:13 2019-06-24

Walmart Agrees to Pay $282 Million to Settle Bribery Investigation The settlement ends an inquiry into the retailer’s dealings with government officials in Brazil, Mexico, India and China, which came after a New York Times report in 2012....
21:13 2019-06-20

Nearly half a million UK firms in 'significant financial distress' New research from British insolvency firm Begbies Traynor revealed that 484,000 U.K. businesses are in "significant financial distress," which is 14% of all the economically active firms in the country....
16:13 2019-05-21

Babe Ruth jersey auctioned for record $5.64 million The Babe knows how to bring in a buck. A jersey worn by Yankees icon Babe Ruth around 1928-30 sold for $5.64 million, a record price for sports memorabilia, during the Babe Ruth Collection auction at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, according to Hunt Auctions. The previous mark of $4.4 million was set by...
23:00 2019-06-15

France's Orange raises $616 million with sale of its BT stake French telecom giant Orange said it had sold its remaining 2.5% stake in BT , raising net proceeds of 486 million pounds ($616 million) as the former state monopoly faces a battle for market share in France. ....
13:39 2019-06-28

Vectra raises $100 million to protect cloud environments with AI Cloud security provider Vectra has raised $100 million in venture capital, it announced today, bringing its total raised to over $200 million.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

Siblings who claimed income taxes 'against God's will' ordered to pay $1.4 million Two Australian siblings who refused to pay income taxes for eight years because it went “against God’s will” were reportedly ordered to give $1.4 million to Australia’s tax office this week....
13:00 2019-07-18

Airtel Africa Seeks to Raise $750 Million in London IPO Bharti Airtel's arm Airtel Africa has set a price range of 80-100 pence per share for its initial public offering (IPO) on the London Stock Exchange....
16:52 2019-06-17

Fighting in Ukraine threatens water supply for 3.2 million A recent escalation of fighting in Eastern Ukraine is threatening access to safe water and sanitation for more than 3 million people, including 500,000 children, UNICEF warned on Wednesday, calling for "an immediate end to the indiscriminate shelling of vital civilian infrastructure."...
11:00 2019-07-04

Ultra-Quantum Matter research gets $8 million boost MIT professors Senthil Todadri and Xiao-Gang Wen are members of the newly established Simons Collaboration on Ultra-Quantum Matter. The effort, funded by the Simons Foundation, is an $8 million four-year award, renewable for three additional years, and will support theoretical physics research acros...
21:00 2019-05-29

Travelers left nearly $1 million in loose change at TSA checkpoints Empty your pockets – but don’t forget the change in those pesky bins. Frazzled fliers streaming through security checkpoints at the nation’s airports left behind $960,105.49 in fiscal 2018, according to the Transportation Security Administration. At JFK Airport, the TSA collected $72,392.74, the mos...
20:39 2019-05-29

Anderson Cooper to inherit just $1.5 million from mom Gloria Vanderbilt When heiress Gloria Vanderbilt died leaving almost everything in her will to her youngest son, Anderson Cooper, there were suggestions that he could inherit up to $200 million. However, documents filed after the socialite’s death in June reveal that Cooper will actually receive less than $1.5 millio...
17:39 2019-07-08

15Five raises $30.7 million for weekly employee evaluations 15Five, a San Francisco-based startup developing a suite of employee performance evaluation tools, has raised $30.7 million in venture capital.Read More...
18:52 2019-07-08

'Inspired by Central Park': the new city for a million outside Karachi Bahria Town promises Pakistan’s middle classes respite from traffic, terror attacks and blackouts – local villagers are fighting to be heard by developersFronted by a dramatic gated arch, its roads fringed with neatly trimmed hedges, palm trees and lush grass, Bahria Town bears little resemblance to...
19:26 2019-07-08

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
20:52 2019-07-08

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attention in my art appreciation class. Artist Guo O Don...
05:00 2019-05-29

Laptop with some of world’s most destructive malware sold for $1.3 million Artist Guo O Dong’s “The Persistence of Chaos” work features a 2008 Samsung laptop to highlight viruses that have caused more than $95 billion in economic damage....
01:39 2019-05-29

CBO projects $15 minimum wage would cost 1.3 million jobs The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday that raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, up from the current rate of $7.25 a hour, would likely cause 1.3 million people to lose their jobs....
21:39 2019-07-08

More than $1 million worth of drugs washes up on Alabama beach Beachgoers looking for some fun in the sun found more than $1 million worth of marijuana and cocaine that washed up along the shore in Alabama, police said. A local enjoying a stroll along Orange Beach last Tuesday found a package containing 21 pounds of marijuana and 1 kilo (2.2 pounds) of cocaine,...
23:39 2019-05-28

UPDATE 3-AIG shareholders narrowly approve CEO's $21 million pay package American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $21 million pay package for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault by only a narrow margin during the company's annual meeting on Tuesday....
01:39 2019-05-22

1.3 million people have signed up to storm Area 51. What could go wrong? Please don’t attempt the internet’s joke du jour, the US air force will not be amusedUrban legend has it that Area 51 is a weird place. Yet even if the conspiracy theories are true and the Nevada air force facility harbors extraterrestrial technology and/or life, it would still barely qualify as bei...
00:52 2019-07-17

Brazil Ex-Billionaire Fined $134 Million For Insider Trading Eike Batista, once the richest man in Brazil, has been fined around $134 million for insider trading, the securities commission said Monday, as the ex-billionaire remains under house arrest pending an......
08:52 2019-05-28

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ has 200 million tons of pollutants CONOWINGO, Md. — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt before it could flow miles downstream and pollute t...
02:13 2019-07-09

Auction for a laptop full of malware closes at $1.2 million Today, bidding on a laptop packed with some of the world's most dangerous malware closed at $1.2 million. Dubbed "The Persistence of Chaos," the Samsung NC10 contains six viruses that have caused an estimated $95 billion in damages. Despite what you......
03:00 2019-05-28

100 Thieves raises $35 million for esports teams and L.A. headquarters 100 Thieves has raised $35 million in funding for its esports club, content business, and its apparel business. The company will build a new HQ in L.A.Read More...
22:52 2019-07-16

US Women World Cup win over Netherlands draws 14.3 million viewers The United State’s 2-0 victory over the Netherlands in the Women’s World Cup final on Sunday attracted an averaged audience of 14.3 million viewers on FOX. ...
03:39 2019-07-09

Here’s why Satoshi Nakamoto set Bitcoin’s supply limit to 21 million Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and info to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. When Satoshi Nakamoto built Bitcoin, design choices were made that effectively limits the number of Bitcoins that will ever exist to (roughly) 21 million. A ...
15:13 2019-07-08

Rare baseball card sells for $1.2 million at auction The Honus Wagner T206, prized by baseball collectors as the hobby’s “holy grail” fetched $1.2 million at auction. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
04:00 2019-05-30